GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
HOUSE BILL 765
Short Title: Env. Technical Corrections.
Representative McElraft (Primary Sponsor).
For a complete list of Sponsors, refer to the North Carolina General Assembly Web Site.
April 15, 2015
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.
(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.
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.