Certain roadways within New York City have commercial vehicle restrictions. For the most part, commercial vehicles are prohibited from using the portion of the limited-arterial highway network, commonly referred to as the Parkway System.
No Commercial Vehicles, Trucks, or Tractor Trailers are Permitted on New York State’s Parkways. Commercial Vehicles must look for and obey the signs. These signs are typically located at the entrance ramp for parkways or are attached to guide signs indicating roadways where trucks, trailers and tractor trailers are not permitted.
When a bridge has an overhead clearance less than 14 feet, this sign is posted on the bridge indicating the legal overhead clearance of the bridge or elevated structure. Note: DO NOT rely solely on GPS units or online mapping services. They may incorrectly route you onto a parkway. Always obey posted signage.
DO NOT drive your vehicles in the left lane on the Highways & Expressways
Don’t Break the Rules
Entering any parkway while driving a commercial vehicle could result in:
No person shall operate or ride upon any motorcycle or motor scooter upon the public roads or highways of this state unless such person is wearing on his or her head a crash helmet of the type and design inspected and approved by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.