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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 013 : OPERATION OF VEHICLES

Subchapter 015 : WEIGHT

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1393)
  •  [Section 1393 effective until January 1, 2019; see also section 1393 effective January 1, 2019 .]

    § 1393. Weight limits in incorporated villages and cities; adoption by towns of State limits

    (a) On all highways in an incorporated village or city, the legal load shall be as prescribed for the State Highway System, unless otherwise restricted and posted by the local authorities, as provided in this subchapter. With the approval of the Secretary of Transportation, the selectboard of a town may designate any highway in the town to carry the same legal load as specified in section 1392 of this title for State highways. When a certain highway has been approved by the Secretary as to the legal load limit, then the Secretary shall have the highway posted for the legal load limit. Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter, State highway weight limits as specified in section 1392 of this title shall apply to class 1 town highways.

    (b) [Repealed.]

    (c) [Repealed.]  (Amended 1991, No. 214 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. May 27, 1992; 1993, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1995, No. 119 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 2015, No. 47, § 32.)

  •  [Section 1393 effective January 1, 2019; see also section 1393 effective until January 1, 2019 .]

    § 1393. Weight limits in cities; adoption by towns or incorporated villages of State limits; limits on class 1 town highways

    (a)(1) On all highways in a city, the legal load shall be as prescribed for the State Highway System in section 1392 of this title, unless otherwise restricted and posted by the local authorities as provided in this subchapter.

    (2) With the approval of the Secretary of Transportation, the legislative body of a town or incorporated village may designate any highway under its jurisdiction to carry the same legal load as specified in section 1392 of this title for the State Highway System. When a certain highway has been so approved by the Secretary and the legislative body as to the legal load limit, then the Secretary shall have the highway posted for the legal load limit.

    (3) Except as provided in subdivision 1392(1) of this title, State Highway System weight limits as specified in section 1392 of this title shall apply to class 1 town highways.

    (b) [Repealed.]

    (c) [Repealed.]  (Added 1991, No. 214 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. May 27, 1992; 1993, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1995, No. 119 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 2015, No. 47, § 32; 2017, No. 158 (Adj. Sess.), § 31, eff. Jan. 1, 2019.)