2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 49 - Size, Weight and Load
4924 - Limitations on length of projecting loads.

     § 4924.  Limitations on length of projecting loads.
        (a)  General rule.--Subject to the provisions of this
     subchapter limiting the length of vehicles and loads, the load
     upon any vehicle or the load upon the front vehicle of a
     combination of vehicles shall not extend more than three feet
     beyond the foremost part of the vehicle, and the load upon any
     vehicle operated alone or the load, other than a nondivisible
     load, upon the rear vehicle of a combination shall not extend
     more than six feet beyond the rear of the bed or body of such
     vehicle.
        (b)  Red flags and lights.--If the load on any vehicle
     extends more than four feet beyond the rear of the vehicle, a
     red flag or cloth not less than 12 inches square shall be
     displayed at the end of the load. During hours of darkness, a
     red light shall be displayed in the same position in lieu of the
     flag or cloth.
        (c)  Compliance with maximum length limitations.--Subsection
     (a) does not permit loads to exceed the maximum limits set forth
     in section 4923 (relating to length of vehicles).
        (d)  Exceptions.--Except for subsection (b), this section
     does not apply to a motor vehicle specifically designed and
     being used to:
            (1)  transport roof trusses; or
            (2)  transport live trees for transplanting.
     (Nov. 23, 1987, P.L.399, No.82, eff. 60 days; May 20, 1993,
     P.L.30, No.10, eff. 60 days)

        1993 Amendment.  Act 10 amended subsec. (d).

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