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Old 08-03-2017, 02:56 PM
 
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NJ is not NY. NY has much stricter regulations due to the bridge height.

Next time tell them to argue with the NJ Parkway rules if they're so sure.
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Old 08-03-2017, 03:52 PM
 
Location: NJ & NV
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Yep in NY they don't allow commercials on a Parkway, quite practically they do have very low arched overpasses that give them a very costly SHAVE. As in destructive.

On NJ 's garden State there are restrictions North of Exit 105, no tractor trailers, certain weights, etc, but otherwise no restrictions on commercial vehicles.

I think years ago some double decker bus hit an overpass in NJ maybe around Bloomfield? so I would check about things like height and specifics otherwise.
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:09 PM
 
Location: East of the Blue Ridge
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Rules, rules, rules.
http://www.state.nj.us/turnpike/docu...forWebsite.pdf
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:13 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Sports cars only. GSP is quite dangerous I wouldnt want any unskilled driver. The center divider is open with grass and support beams. If you lose control, you most likely die slamming into trees of columns.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:26 PM
 
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NY State Parkways are like that, but the Garden State Parkway is not.
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:06 PM
 
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What does the freaking sign say???
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:09 PM
 
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Can you ride a horse on the Parkway?
EW JERSEY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
TITLE 19. OTHER AGENCIES
SUBTITLE D. NEW JERSEY HIGHWAY AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 8. REGULATIONS GOVERNING USE OF THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY
SUBCHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS AND TRAFFIC RULES



19:8-1.9 Limitations on use of Parkway

(a) No vehicle shall enter upon or leave the Parkway except at access points designated by the Authority.

(b) Use of Parkway and entry thereon by the following is prohibited at all times;

1. Pedestrians except on sidewalks, footpaths and other areas specifically designated by the Authority for that purpose;

2. Vehicles drawn by animals;

3. All bicycles other than motorcycles;

4. Animals led, ridden, unattended or driven on the hoof except horses on bridle paths and leashed dogs in permitted areas;

5. Vehicles containing animals or poultry not properly confined;

6. Vehicles whose condition, equipment or tires create a probable hazard to such vehicles or others;

7. Farm implements and farm machinery, whether self-propelled or towed;
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Old 08-07-2017, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Jersey City, NJ
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"Doc, can I ride a horse on the parkway?"
"Sure, you can ride a horse on the parkway."
"That's great, because I couldn't ride a horse anywhere else!"
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Old 08-07-2017, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Weehawken
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I don't understand why it would even occur that a regular "commercial" vehicle would not be allowed.
Those who consider "the parkway" to be the Merritt get confused by parkways in other states.
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Old 08-07-2017, 08:01 AM
 
Location: MMU->ABE->ATL->ASH
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2. Vehicles drawn by animals;

So you have have your horse Push your Vehicles?
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