Pickup trucks and vans are permitted on controlled-access parkways under the following conditions:
* They must have passenger car plates.
* They must be used only for non-commercial purposes.
* They must have an empty (unladen) weight of 5,500 pounds or less.
All other trucks that do not meet the conditions above are not permitted on controlled-access parkways. This restriction includes moving vans, trucks and trailers.
All vehicles (including passenger cars) with trailers or cargo carried on the roof are not permitted on parkways in New York State.
Excerpt from the actual rule: http://www.hudsonvalleytraveler.com/perl/ParkwaysExcerpts.pl
§ 182.29 Projecting objects. (a) No vehicle will be permitted to enter or operate within the parkway system with any article of any kind on the outside of the vehicle, unless such article is carried in or upon a rack designed for that purpose.
(b) The maximum projection of both the article and rack above the roof of the vehicle shall not exceed 30 inches.
(c) The overall height of the vehicle, including article and rack shall not exceed 10 feet.
(d) The article and/or rack shall not project beyond the front and/or rear of the permanent
equipment of the vehicle more than a total of two feet and in no case shall project beyond the sides of the vehicle.
Vehicles with "combination" plates from other states are not permitted on parkways in New York State.
The rules are interpreted differently by the different agencies that maintain the actual parkway. What may fly on the Taconic upstate may not fly on the Belt since NYC and Highway 2 are calling the shots. You must check with the actual agency that controls the parkway you want to travel.
Yes - I did it last week in my pick-up!
Yes, pickup trucks can be used on the Taconic. http://www.hudsonvalleytraveler.com/perl/ParkwaysFAQ.pl
are small uhaul trucks allowed on the Hutchinson river parkway NY
No, the vans are not allowed on the garden state parkway. The commercial trucks are usually prohibited from using the Garden State Parkway.
no commercial plate or truck plate.
Commercial trucks are not allowed to use the northern parts of the Parkway . All trucks must exit at exit 105, just past the Asbury Park Toll Plaza. From Tinton Falls to the southern end of the Parkway at Cape May, trucks are allowed, but must pay additional tolls.
No pick up trucks are not allowed on Lake SHore Drive.
Yes from the southern tip up to exit 105. No truck are allowed on the Garden State Parkway North of exit 105.
No commercial vehicles are allowed on the parkway. This includes box trucks, u-hauls, rental trucks, trailers or any vehicle with commercial plates. The parkways are winding roads that were designed with very low overpasses and are therefore unsuited for commercial traffic.
any vehicle with commercial plates are not allowed on parkwayseven pickup trucks
Because that's how politicians and bureaucrats decided that's how it should be.