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67 Pa. Code § 601.15. Vehicles excluded from the Turnpike.

§ 601.15. Vehicles excluded from the Turnpike.

 (a)  During adverse weather or travel conditions, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, vehicles towing trailers, tandem trailers, buses and over-dimensional/overweight vehicles may be excluded from parts or all of the Turnpike System. Vehicles may be excluded from the Turnpike System to effect proper snow removal or to remedy hazardous situations. Unsafe vehicles may be excluded at any time.

 (b)  Over-dimensional/overweight vehicles are prohibited from using the Turnpike System except by special hauling permit issued from the Commission, as indicated in § §  601.1 and 601.14 (relating to definitions; and over-dimensional/overweight vehicles).

 (c)  Vehicles which are not capable of maintaining a speed of at least 15 miles per hour below the posted speed limit on level roadway are prohibited from using the Turnpike System.

 (d)  Nonmotorized vehicles are not permitted to be operated on the Turnpike System.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  601.15 amended under sections 4 and 12 of the act of May 21, 1937 (P.L. 774, No. 211) (36 P.S. § §  652d and 652l), 74 Pa.C.S. § §  8102, 8107, 8116 and 8117; and 75 Pa.C.S. § §  6110 and 6110.1.

Source

   The provisions of this §  601.15 adopted October 29, 1992, effective October 30, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 5321; amended June 23, 2000, effective June 24, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 3175; amended December 1, 2023, effective December 2, 2023, 53 Pa.B. 7489. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (267409) to (267410).



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