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169.8295 WEIGHT LIMITS; VEHICLES TRANSPORTING MILK.

Subdivision 1.Weight limits increase.

(a) The weight limitations under sections 169.823 to 169.829 are increased by ten percent for a single-unit vehicle transporting fluid milk from the point of production to (1) another point of production for additional loading, or (2) the point of first processing.

(b) Notwithstanding sections 169.824, subdivision 1, paragraph (d); 169.826, subdivision 3; or other law to the contrary, a permit is not required to operate a vehicle under this section.

(c) The seasonal weight increases under section 169.826, subdivision 1, do not apply to a vehicle operated under this section.

Subd. 2.Requirements; restrictions.

A vehicle operated under this section:

(1) is subject to seasonal load restrictions under section 169.87, except as otherwise provided under section 169.87, subdivision 4;

(2) is subject to bridge load limits posted under section 169.84; and

(3) must not be operated with a load that exceeds the tire manufacturer's recommended load, the manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating as affixed to the vehicle, or other certification of gross vehicle weight rating under Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, sections 567.4 to 567.7.

History:

2017 c 86 s 1