WSR 16-11-033
[Filed May 10, 2016, 1:27 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-38-265 Tow trucksPermitting for oversize/overweight, tow trucks will be exempt from legal weight limits in certain circumstances.
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: States are directed by the federal provision in the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act to exempt tow trucks from weight limits to expedite moving disable[d] vehicles.
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 Jim Wright, Commercial Vehicle Services, P.O. Box 47367, Olympia, WA 98504-7367, phone (360) 704-6345, fax (360) 704-6391,
May 10, 2016
Kara Larsen, Director
Risk Management
and Legal Services