Motor and Other Vehicles

Size, Weight, and Load Limits

SECTION 31-25-27.5

§ 31-25-27.5. Weight restrictions on state roadways – East Providence.

(a) No commercial motor vehicle with a gross weight exceeding five (5) tons, except those listed in this section, shall be allowed to park on any state roadway in the city of East Providence in excess of two (2) hours.

(b) The director of the department of transportation is directed to post signs to limit parking of commercial vehicles as prescribed in subsection (a) of this section.

(c) Any and all emergency vehicles, state vehicles, municipal vehicles, public transit vehicles, any construction vehicles performing work on said roadways, and marked school transportation vehicles shall be exempt from the provisions of this section.

(d) Violations of this section shall be punishable by a fine of fifty dollars ($50.00) for the first offense, not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) for each and every subsequent offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 213, § 1.)