2020 Indiana Code
Title 9. Motor Vehicles
Article 20. Size and Weight Regulation
Chapter 13. Special Restrictions Concerning Semitrailers
9-20-13-2-b. Maximum Length Limitation; Truck-Tractor, Semitrailer, Truck-Tractor-Semitrailer, or Truck-Tractor-Semitrailer-Trailer Combinations
Note: This version of section effective 1-1-2021. See also preceding version of this section, effective until 1-1-2021.
Sec. 2. (a) Notwithstanding IC 9-20-3 and IC 9-20-9, and except for length exclusive devices in accordance with 23 CFR 658.13, the following are the maximum limitations on length of a truck-tractor, semitrailer, truck-tractor-semitrailer combination, or truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination:
(1) The maximum length of the semitrailer unit operating in a truck-tractor-semitrailer combination is fifty-three (53) feet, including the vehicle and the load.
(2) The maximum length of the semitrailer unit or trailer operating in a truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination is twenty-eight (28) feet, six (6) inches.
(3) A maximum overall length limit is not imposed on a truck-tractor-semitrailer or truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination.
(4) The maximum length of a maxi-cube vehicle combination is sixty-five (65) feet, and the maximum length of the separable cargo carrying unit is thirty-four (34) feet.
(5) If the combination is used exclusively or primarily in connection with motorsports:
(A) the maximum distance between the kingpin and the rearmost axle of the semitrailer operating in the combination is forty-six (46) feet; and
(B) the maximum length of the semitrailer is fifty-seven (57) feet.
(b) This section does not prohibit the transportation of a motor vehicle or watercraft on part of a truck-tractor.
[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-2(e) part.]
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.216-2001, SEC.2; P.L.12-2013, SEC.3; P.L.164-2020, SEC.39.