Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 278.02 - Definitions

The words and phrases defined in chs. 340 and 348, Stats., have the same meaning in this chapter unless a different definition is specifically provided. In this chapter:

(1) "Bill" means any bill that requires a report under s. 13.096(2) (a), Stats.
(2) "Establishes an exception to the vehicle weight limits specified in ch. 348, Stats." includes the following:
(a) To increase maximum allowable axle, axle group or gross weights in existing exceptions.
(b) To make additional commodities or vehicle combinations eligible for transport under existing exceptions.
(c) To modify or eliminate special equipment requirements, trip purpose, allowable trip distance, time or season of operation, or other factors limiting eligibility for or operations under existing exceptions.
(d) To reduce or eliminate fees associated with permits required under existing exceptions or to eliminate the requirement that a permit be obtained for movement of overweight loads under existing exceptions.
(e) To modify or eliminate the authority of the state agency or local officer issuing a permit to establish conditions for the grant of a permit and operations under a permit, or to modify or eliminate the authority of the state agency or local authority in charge of the maintenance of a highway to impose weight limitations on a highway or to suspend the operation of vehicles on a highway.
(f) To create entirely new statutory exceptions.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 278.02
Cr. Register, January, 1996, No. 481, eff. 2-1-96.

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