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      RS 32:387.10     


§387.10. Special permit; vehicles transporting timber cutting or logging equipment

            A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, whenever a vehicle is being operated to transport two, but not more than two, pieces of timber cutting or logging equipment from one job site to another, the secretary shall issue an annual special overweight permit to the person who operates the vehicle. The permit shall be issued in accordance with the following provisions:

            (1) The permit shall be issued at the truck permit office of the Department of Transportation and Development.

            (2) The fee for the permit shall be one hundred dollars per permit per year.

            (3) The permit shall authorize the operation of the truck, trailer, and load thereon to operate at the maximum axle weights provided for overweight permit loads, with a gross vehicle weight not to exceed one hundred five thousand pounds. The maximum width on such truck, trailer, and the load thereon shall not exceed fourteen feet.

            B. The special permit shall not authorize the operation of the vehicle on the interstate system of the state.

            C. The special permit authorizes operation of the vehicle during daylight hours and prohibits such operation during heavy rain or when visibility is less than five hundred feet.

            Acts 1997, No. 1193, §1; Acts 2006, No. 299, §1.

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