Just a few days after the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that New Jersey can’t keep out-of-state trucks off of secondary routes that are open to in-state
drivers, a state lawmaker is renewing an effort to hamstring visiting vehicles.
Assemblyman Reed Gusciora is pushing a bill that was introduced earlier
this year that would allow sheriffs’ deputies to inspect interstate trucks –
something that only state troopers can presently do.
Gusciora says his bill would simply increase the manpower available to
clamp down on oversize and overweight trucks.