2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 31 - MOTOR VEHICLES
CHAPTER 18 - COMMERCIAL VEHICLES
ARTICLE 8 - SIZE AND WEIGHT LIMITS
SECTION 31-18-803 - Conditions for operating vehicles transporting other vehicles.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 31-18-803 (2018)

31-18-803. Conditions for operating vehicles transporting other vehicles.

(a) Vehicles used for transporting other vehicles may be operated singly, or in combinations by the towbar, saddlemount or full-mount methods, subject to the following terms and conditions:

(i) No more than one (1) towbar may be used in any such combination;

(ii) Notwithstanding W.S. 31-5-1009 and 31-18-802(a)(iv), no more than three (3) saddlemounts may be used in any combination except additional vehicles may be transported when safely loaded upon the frame of a vehicle in a properly assembled saddlemount combination and the overall length of the saddlemount combination does not exceed ninety-seven (97) feet;

(iii) Towed vehicles in a triple saddlemount combination shall have brakes acting on all wheels which are in contact with the roadway;

(iv) All applicable rules of the department and safety regulations on coupling devices and towaway methods of the bureau of motor carriers safety, United States department of transportation shall be observed and complied with;

(v) Any vehicle being towed without brakes and an operator shall be connected to the towing vehicle by a safe, solid connecting device to prevent slack between the vehicles.

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