2015 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 32 - MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 22 - Weight, Size And Load Restrictions
§ 32-22-62 Exemption of tow trucks or wreckers under certain conditions.

SD Codified L § 32-22-62 (2015) What's This?

32-22-62. Exemption of tow trucks or wreckers under certain conditions.

Any tow truck or wrecker, as defined by § 32-17-10, when moving any damaged, disabled, or abandoned vehicle from any highway emergency to the first point of unloading shall be exempt from the width, height, and length restrictions of this chapter. However, the weight of such combination of vehicles may not exceed by more than ten percent the maximum weight allowed by §§ 32-22-16 and 32-22-16.1. The combination of vehicles may not exceed the posted weight limits of any bridge. This section applies only to a tow truck or wrecker located within a two hundred mile radius of the operator's principal place of business.

Any tow truck or wrecker found to be in excess of the ten percent weight allowance provided pursuant to this section shall be issued an overweight permit, without enforcement action, based on the established criteria for issuance of overweight permits.

Source: SL 1994, ch 260.

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