NY State Police Issued Over 200 Tickets During Truck Travel Ban

Today New York Governor Cuomo issued a ban for tandem trailers on I-84 and I-87 in anticipation of heavy snowfall.

As much as a foot of snow is expected in some parts of New York.

The tandem trailer ban will begin at midnight tonight.

From Governor’s news release:

Tandem Trailers Banned on I-84 and NYS Thruway (I-87) South of Exit 17
Tandem Trailers will be restricted on Interstate 84 in anticipation of heavy snowfall. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, February 9 until 4 p.m., tandem trailers will be banned from Interstate 84 in both directions, from the Pennsylvania border to the Connecticut border. Tandem truck drivers who are planning to travel on I-84 are urged seek alternative routes or travel early.

In addition, the New York State Thruway Authority is banning all tandem vehicles (long and short) on I-87 in both directions south of Exit 17 (Newburgh – Scranton – I-84 – NY Routes 17K & 300) beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, February 9 and remaining in effect until further notice.

The full news release is available here.

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