2021 Indiana Code
Title 9. Motor Vehicles
Article 20. Size and Weight Regulation
Chapter 4. General Weight Restrictions
9-20-4-2. Transportation of Farm Commodities and Logs, Wood Chips, Bark and Sawdust
Sec. 2. (a) Section 1 of this chapter relating to vehicle weight, section 3 of this chapter assessing a penalty for transporting a load in excess of the registered limit of the load for the transporting vehicle, and section 3 of this chapter prohibiting a person from moving a transported vehicle with an excess load until a penalty is paid do not apply to a vehicle or combination of vehicles that transports:
(1) farm commodities from the place of production to the first point of delivery where the commodities are weighed if the weight of the vehicle with load or combination of vehicles with load does not exceed the gross weight limit by more than ten percent (10%); or
(2) logs, wood chips, bark, and sawdust if the weight of the vehicle with load does not exceed either:
(A) the gross weight limit; or
(B) the axle weight limit;
by more than ten percent (10%).
(b) A person who transports vehicles or loads and exceeds an exemption in subsection (a) is subject to permit requirements under this article.
(c) The exemptions in subsection (a) do not apply to the following:
(1) Weight limits imposed for bridges or sections of highways under IC 9-20-1-3.
(2) A vehicle operated on any part of an interstate highway.
[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-19.8 part.]
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.100-1991, SEC.2; P.L.215-2014, SEC.4; P.L.5-2015, SEC.26; P.L.13-2015, SEC.7; P.L.127-2021, SEC.1.