WSR 16-11-034
[Filed May 10, 2016, 1:29 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-38-270 Specialized equipment, automobile transporters, increasing overall length and overhang dimension limits for stinger steered combinations. Authorize backhaul of general freight on a conventional and stinger steered automobile transporter.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.44.101.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Automobile transporters will be authorized additional lengths and backhaul of general freight as directed by the federal provision in the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state patrol and the Federal Highway Administration. Coordinated the rule with these agencies through meetings.
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