2013 Code of Virginia
Title 46.2 - MOTOR VEHICLES.
Chapter 10 - Motor Vehicle and Equipment Safety
Section 46.2-1151 - Weight limit exception as to vehicles designed for towing disabled vehicles


VA Code § 46.2-1151 (2013) What's This?

§ 46.2-1151. Weight limit exception as to vehicles designed for towing disabled vehicles.

The provisions of §§ 46.2-1122 through 46.2-1127 shall not apply to a vehicle designed for towing disabled vehicles, when towing such vehicle in an emergency in such manner that a part of the combined weight of the two vehicles rests upon an axle or axles of the towing vehicle, provided the towed and towing vehicles each are within the weight limits prescribed in §§ 46.2-1122 through 46.2-1127. This section shall not permit the violation of any lawfully established load limit on any bridge. For the purpose of this section, "emergency" includes towing disabled inoperative vehicles to places designated by owners.

(1958, c. 541, § 46.1-339.1; 1977, c. 472; 1989, c. 727.)

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