PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[Filed August 14, 2019, 3:45 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-38-071 Maximums and other criteria for special permits—Divisible.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.44.090
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To exempt government vehicles from pilot/escort vehicles while operating during an emergency event.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state patrol.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kevin Zeller, P.O. Box 47367, Olympia, WA 98504-7367, phone 360-704-6342, fax 360-704-6391, email ZellerK@wsdot.wa.gov, web site www.wsdot.wa.gov/commercialvehicle; or Justin Heryford, P.O. Box 47367, Olympia, WA 98504-7367, phone 360-705-7987, fax 360-704-6391, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.wsdot.wa.gov/commercialvehicle.
August 14, 2019
Kara Larsen, Director
and Legal Services