2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 9. Motor Vehicles
ARTICLE 20. SIZE AND WEIGHT REGULATION
CHAPTER 9. Special Restrictions Concerning Combined Vehicles and Towing Permits
9-20-9-10. Combinations of vehicles exceeding dimensional and weight restrictions; conditions for operation; fee
Sec. 10. (a) Instead of complying with the requirements of section 9 of this chapter, a special towing permit allowing the operation of a combination of vehicles on a highway may be granted by the Indiana department of transportation or local authorities having jurisdiction over a highway or street and responsible for the repair and maintenance of the highway or street.
(b) A permit may be granted under this section upon good cause shown if the Indiana department of transportation or local authority finds the public interest will be served, considering public safety and the protection of public and private property.
(c) A permit issued under this section may designate the route to be traversed by the combination of vehicles and may contain other restrictions or conditions considered necessary by the Indiana department of transportation or local authority granting the permit.
(d) The Indiana department of transportation may allow a vehicle or load permitted in accordance with IC 9-20-6-2 to tow a light passenger vehicle with a manufacturer designed seating capacity of not more than ten (10) passengers including the driver. However, the light passenger vehicle may not cause the combination to exceed the maximum allowable size and weight limitations set forth in IC 9-20-4 and this chapter.
(e) The fee for a special towing permit issued under this chapter is ten dollars ($10). The fee must be paid not later than thirty (30) days after the permit was issued.
[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-12.5(b) part; Pre-2016 Revision Citation: subsection (e) formerly 9-29-6-6.]
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.93-1997, SEC.10; P.L.198-2016, SEC.348.