Rhode Island bans tractor trailers from highways during nor’easter

(WTNH) — The state of Rhode Island has banned tractor trailers from their highways during Tuesday’s nor’easter.

Connecticut State Police reported that the state’s emergency management officials were notified by Rhode Island officials that the state was planning to ban tractor trailers and tandem trailers on their highways starting at 4 a.m Tuesday morning.

Officials say a similar ban is not planned for Connecticut. They say officials will communicate with Rhode Island as the situation develops.

Stay tuned with News 8 for updates.

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