Road Trains. What are they? Where are they?

Which state is considering regulation of road trains? North Dakota

What is a road train? road trains span to 200-feet long and weigh close to half a million pounds and travel on ordinary roadways

Where are road trains in use? The Australian Outback

What type of roads are perfect for road trains? Long, straight stretches of lightly traveled roads

What types of limitations is North Dakota considering in their pilot?

  • No moving of hazardous materials like oil
  • Shorter than 200 feet length of the trains 

KXNET | Legislature studying “Road Trains” for North Dakota