2012 Indiana Code

IC 9-19-15
Chapter 15. Special Equipment for Transporting Explosives

IC 9-19-15-1
Emergency warning signals
Sec. 1. A person may not operate a motor vehicle for the transportation of explosives unless the motor vehicle is equipped with the equipment required under IC 9-19-5-6(d).
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-15-2
Compliance with chapter; federal regulation
Sec. 2. A person operating a vehicle transporting an explosive as a cargo or part of a cargo upon a highway shall comply with this chapter. This chapter does not apply to a vehicle transporting an interstate shipment or shipments that is otherwise in compliance with the regulations of the Interstate Commerce Commission or other federal agency governing the transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles, including requirements for placarding.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-15-3
Placarding and danger flags
Sec. 3. A vehicle transporting explosives must meet one (1) of the following requirements:
(1) Be marked or placarded on each side and the rear with the word "explosives" in letters not less than eight (8) inches high.
(2) Have displayed on the rear of the vehicle a red flag not less than twenty-four (24) inches square marked with the word "danger" in white letters six (6) inches high.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-15-4
Fire extinguishers
Sec. 4. A vehicle transporting explosives must be equipped with not less than two (2) fire extinguishers, filled and ready for immediate use and placed at a convenient point on the vehicle.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

IC 9-19-15-5
United States Department of Transportation regulations; classification of violations
Sec. 5. (a) This section does not apply to a person who owns or operates a vehicle or combination of vehicles that:
(1) contains parts and accessories; and
(2) is equipped;
as required under regulations of the United States Department of Transportation.
(b) A person who violates this chapter commits a Class C infraction. As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.7.

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