House Transportation Committee has passed a bill to extend
daytime lane restrictions on trucks to 24 hours a day.
traveling through Palm Beach County now are prohibited from
I-95's left lane from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. HB497, a pilot project
introduced by Rep. Irv Slosberg, D-Boca Raton, would extend
the prohibition around the clock.
two-year pilot project would not begin – and citations would
not be issued to truckers – until signs are posted along
the highway, according to information on the legislative
Web site. The bill has been referred to five different committees
and subcommittees. It passed the Subcommittee on Transportation
Systems March 18 by a vote of 9-0, and passed the full Transportation
Committee March 20 by a vote of 18-0.