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IDLING REDUCTION FACILITIES IN INTERSTATE RIGHTS-OF-WAY
REPEALED BY PUBLIC LAW 110-244
This provision allows States to provide facilities in Interstate System rights-of-way that allow operators of commercial vehicle to reduce truck idling or provide alternative power to support driver comfort while parked in a rest or recreation area.
SAFETEA-LU Section: 1412
OTHER: 23 USC 111
States may allow idling reduction facilities for commercial vehicles to be placed in rest or recreation areas, and in safety rest areas constructed or located on rights-of-way of the Interstate System. The idling reduction facilities may not reduce the existing number of truck parking spaces at a given rest or recreation area. States may charge a fee, or permit charging of a fee, for parking spaces actively providing idling reduction measures.