Motor and Other Vehicles

Size, Weight, and Load Limits

SECTION 31-25-27.6

§ 31-25-27.6. Weight restrictions on Route 15 – Armistice Boulevard – Pawtucket.

(a) No commercial motor truck or tractor with a gross weight exceeding four (4) tons, except those listed in this section, shall be allowed to travel on Route 15 (Armistice Boulevard from Newport Avenue easterly to the Rhode Island state line).

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

(c) The following vehicles shall be exempt from the provisions of this section: any commercial vehicle whose designation is anywhere, either on or off the roads stated in subsection (a) of this section, any and all emergency vehicles, state vehicles, marked school administration vehicles and delivery vehicles whose destination is addressed on the parkway.

(d) Any commercial registered motor truck or tractor with a gross weight exceeding four (4) tons, shall be prohibited from traveling the routes stated in subsection (a) as a through route. Signs will be posted by the department of transportation stating "Local Deliveries Only – No Through Trucking – Four (4) Ton Weight Limit."

(e) Violations of this section shall be 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. 2010, ch. 314, § 1.)