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The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 013 : OPERATION OF VEHICLES

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1006b)
  • § 1006b. Smugglers' Notch; winter closure of Vermont Route 108; commercial vehicle operation prohibited

    (a) The Agency of Transportation may close the Smugglers' Notch segment of Vermont Route 108 during periods of winter weather.

    (b)(1) As used in this subsection, "commercial vehicle" means truck-tractor-semitrailer combinations and truck-tractor-trailer combinations.

    (2) Commercial vehicles are prohibited from operating on the Smugglers' Notch segment of Vermont Route 108.

    (3) Either the operator of a commercial vehicle who violates this subsection, or the operator's employer, shall be subject to a civil penalty of $1,000.00. If the violation results in substantially impeding the flow of traffic on Vermont Route 108, the penalty shall be $2,000.00. For a second or subsequent conviction within a three-year period, the penalty shall be doubled.

    (c) The Agency shall erect signs conforming to the standards established by section 1025 of this title to indicate the closures and restrictions authorized under this section. (Added 2007, No. 75, § 37; amended 2007, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 52; 2015, No. 158 (Adj. Sess.), § 68.)