Oversized motor vehicles,
time period for operation and permit fee revised.
ENTITLED, An Act to
revise the time period certain oversized motor vehicles may operate each
day under a permit.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as
If a commercial operator of a vehicle on which is mounted hay grinding equipment is issued
an oversize permit pursuant to
32-22-41 and 32-22-42, the operator may move the vehicle from
November first to March thirty-first, inclusive, upon any public highway during any time of the day
or night if the vehicle is operated within one hundred miles of the business location of the
commercial operator. However, no operator may move hay grinding equipment on the interstate
highway between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise on the following day.
The vehicle or the load may not exceed twelve feet in width. If the vehicle is operated during the
period of day between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise, the vehicle shall
display flashing or rotating white or amber lights at each side of the vehicle's widest extremity. The
warning lights shall be clearly visible to any motorist approaching from the front or the rear. The
annual fee for any oversized permit issued to a commercial operator of a vehicle on which is
mounted hay grinding equipment is fifty dollars.
Signed February 26, 2003.