RS 32:387.16     

§387.16.  Special permit; sealed containerized cargo for export; containerboard, kraft liner, and roll pulp; limitations

A.  Provided there are no objections raised by the Federal Highway Administration, the secretary may issue special annual permits for one-way hauls from Pineville, Louisiana to New Orleans, Louisiana of sealed containerized cargo intended for exportation.  This special annual permit shall be limited to sealed containerized cargo which contains containerboard, kraft liner, or roll pulp.  These permits shall be issued in accordance with the following provisions:

(1)  The permits shall be issued at the truck permit office of the Department of Transportation and Development.

(2)  The fee for the permit shall be seven hundred fifty dollars per year.

(3)  The permit shall authorize the operation of a vehicle or combination of vehicles with not more than five axles at a total gross vehicle weight not to exceed ninety thousand pounds; and a tandem axle weight not to exceed forty thousand pounds.

B.  The secretary may impose a civil penalty of up to five cents per pound for each violation of the limit established in this Section.  The secretary may promulgate rules and regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act as are necessary to enforce the provisions of this Section.

Acts 2003, No. 1219, §1, eff. July 1, 2003.