TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-25
Size, Weight, and Load Limits

SECTION 31-25-2


§ 31-25-2 Vehicles exempt from limitations.

(a) The provisions of this chapter governing size, weight, and load shall not apply to:

(1) Road machinery;

(2) Farm vehicles, including farm tractors, temporarily moved upon a highway;

(3) Any vehicle owned and operated by the Rhode Island public transit authority which is designed for carrying passengers and is comprised of two (2) sections permanently joined by a hinge mechanism or an articulated joint which allows vertical and horizontal movement and a passage for riders moving from one section to the other; or

(4) A vehicle operated under the terms of a special permit issued as provided in this chapter.

(b) The provisions of this chapter governing size, weight, and load shall not apply to fire apparatus acquired by a city or town within this state prior to July 1, 1999.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 35, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-25-2; P.L. 1983, ch. 236, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 209, § 1.)