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169.829 WEIGHT LIMITS NOT APPLICABLE TO CERTAIN VEHICLES.
    Subdivision 1. City vehicle except on trunk highway. (a) The provisions of sections
169.822 to 169.828 do not apply to vehicles operated exclusively in any city in this state which
has in effect an ordinance regulating the gross weight of vehicles operated within that city.
(b) This subdivision does not apply to trunk highways.
    Subd. 2. Tow truck. Sections 169.822 to 169.828 do not apply to a tow truck or towing
vehicle when towing a disabled vehicle damaged in such manner that the towed vehicle cannot be
towed from the rear and when the movement is temporary for the purpose of taking the disabled
vehicle to a place of repair.
    Subd. 3. Utility vehicle. Sections 169.822 to 169.828 do not apply to a utility vehicle that
does not exceed a weight of 20,000 pounds per axle and is owned by:
(1) a public utility, as defined in section 216B.02;
(2) a municipality or municipal utility that operates that vehicle for its municipal electric,
gas, or water system; and
(3) a cooperative electric association organized under chapter 308A.
History: 1981 c 321 s 4; 1982 c 424 s 42; 1982 c 617 s 11-13; 1983 c 198 s 9; 1986 c 398
art 13 s 6-9; 1986 c 452 s 20; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 4 s 13; 1991 c 112 s 4; 1991 c 333 s 18,19; 1992 c
578 s 7-10; 1994 c 635 art 1 s 16; 1998 c 372 art 1 s 8; 2000 c 433 s 1,4; 2001 c 156 s 1; 2001 c
213 s 10; 2002 c 364 s 13; 2003 c 97 s 3; 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 63; 2004 c 228 art 1 s 69

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