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HB16-1039

Interstate 70 Motor Vehicle Traction Equipment

Concerning a requirement that noncommercial motor vehicles be appropriately equipped when driving on the interstate 70 mountain corridor during winter storm conditions.
Session:
2016 Regular Session
Subject:
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

Currently, a person is required to use certain traction control equipment, such as chains or snow-rated tires, when the Colorado department of transportation restricts road use due to a winter storm. The bill broadens this law to require the traction equipment to be carried on I-70 between milepost 133 (Dotsero) and milepost 259 (Morrison) between October 1 to May 15 of each year. The bill also requires that this traction control equipment be used when icy or snowy conditions are present.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.