THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM DESIGNATION ACT OF 1995

The National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 (P.L. 104-59) was signed by President Clinton on November 28, 1995. This article summarizes the major provisions of the legislation. Highlights include future modifications, connections to major intermodal terminals, repealing the national maximum speed limit, motorcycle helmets, zero tolerance for blood alcohol content in minors, a national driver register, a commercial motor vehicle safety pilot program, exemptions from hours-of-service regulations and commercial driver's license regulations, the winter home heating oil delivery state flexibility pilot program, mitigation of Section 1003(c) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act, innovative financing, scenic byways, motorist call boxes, recycled rubber in asphalt pavement, the metric system, value engineering, and the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program.

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  • Accession Number: 00781728
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 17 2000 12:00AM