2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 9. Motor Vehicles
ARTICLE 20. SIZE AND WEIGHT REGULATION
CHAPTER 17. Weigh Stations and Weight Checks
9-20-17-3. Enforcement procedures
Sec. 3. (a) A police officer who has reason to believe that a vehicle or the load on a vehicle is unlawful may do the following:
(1) Stop, measure, and weigh the vehicle or load on a highway by means of portable or stationary scales.
(2) Require the vehicle to be driven to the nearest scales if the nearest scales are within five (5) miles. However, a vehicle carrying a load of asphalt or concrete in the plastic stage may not be required to be driven more than two (2) miles to the nearest scales.
(b) If an officer finds that a vehicle is loaded in violation of this article, the officer may cause the excess load to be removed from the vehicle. Material or goods that are removed shall be removed and cared for at the risk of the person who owns or operates the vehicle.
[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-17 part.]
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.8.