GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2017-97
HOUSE BILL 95
AN ACT to authorize permitted oversized or overweight vehicles to travel after sunset when transporting and delivering cargo, containers, or other equipment to or from international ports.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 20‑119 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
"(b3) For a special permit issued under this section for the transport and delivery of cargo, containers, or other equipment, the Department may allow travel after sunset if the Department determines it will be safe and expedite traffic flow. The Department shall not include a term or condition prohibiting travel after sunset for any permitted shipments going to or from international ports. Nothing in this subsection precludes the Department from restricting movements it determines to be unsafe."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 26th day of June, 2017.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 1:47 p.m. this 12th day of July, 2017