49 U.S. Code § 31114 - Access to the Interstate System

(a) Prohibition on Denying Access.— A State may not enact or enforce a law denying to a commercial motor vehicle subject to this subchapter or subchapter I of this chapter reasonable access between—
(1) the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways (except a segment exempted under section 31111 (f) or 31113 (e) of this title) and other qualifying Federal-aid Primary System highways designated by the Secretary of Transportation; and
(2) terminals, facilities for food, fuel, repairs, and rest, and points of loading and unloading for household goods carriers, motor carriers of passengers, or any truck tractor-semitrailer combination in which the semitrailer has a length of not more than 28.5 feet and that generally operates as part of a vehicle combination described in section 31111 (c) of this title.
(b) Exception.— This section does not prevent a State or local government from imposing reasonable restrictions, based on safety considerations, on a truck tractor-semitrailer combination in which the semitrailer has a length of not more than 28.5 feet and that generally operates as part of a vehicle combination described in section 31111 (c) of this title.

Source

(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 999.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
31114(a)
49 App.:2312(a).
Jan. 6, 1983, Pub. L. 97–424, § 412, 96 Stat. 2160; Oct. 30, 1984, Pub. L. 98–554, §§ 104(c), 106, 98 Stat. 2831, 2832; Dec. 18, 1991, Pub. L. 102–240, § 4006(b)(2), 105 Stat. 2151.
31114(b)
49 App.:2312(b).

In subsection (a), the words “Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways” are substituted for “Interstate and Defense Highway System” for consistency in the revised chapter.

 

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