state Legislature adjourned for the holidays Dec. 16, New Jersey
Assemblywoman Connie Myers (R-Warren and Hunterdon counties) introduced
a bill that could split speed limits for cars and trucks in the
a 55-mph speed limit for vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of
10,001 or more pounds and for vehicles used to transport hazardous
materials and requiring placards. The split speed limit would affect
only those portions of public highways currently posted at 65 mph.
has been referred to the Assembly Transportation Committee. The
Legislature will reconvene Jan. 9, 2003.
Myers can be
reached at her Washington, NJ, district office by calling (908)
835-1202. For bill status, call legislature general information
at (609) 292-4840.
Tankersley, feature editor