GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2015

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HOUSE DRH10276-RI-19 (02/15)

 

 

 

Short Title: Env. Technical Corrections.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Representative McElraft.

Referred to:

 

 

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to make clarifying, conforming, and technical amendments to various laws related to environment AND NATURAL RESOURCES.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1. G.S. 20‑116 reads as rewritten:

" 20‑116. Size of vehicles and loads.

(g)

(3) A truck, trailer, or other vehicle:

a. Licensed vehicle licensed for 7,500 pounds or less gross vehicle weight and loaded with rock, gravel, stone, or any other similar substance that could fall, blow, leak, or sift, or licensed for any gross vehicle weight and loaded with sand; orsand,

b. Licensed for 7,500 pounds or less gross vehicle weight and loaded with rock, gravel, stone, or any other similar substance that could fall, blow, leak, sift, or drop;

shall not be driven or moved on any highway unless:

a. The height of the load against all four walls does not extend above a horizontal line six inches below the top when loaded at the loading point;

b. The load is securely covered by tarpaulin or some other suitable covering; or

c. The vehicle is constructed to prevent any of its load from falling, dropping, sifting, leaking, blowing, or otherwise escaping therefrom.

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SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.