11.04.04.06

.06 Police Escort.

A. In addition to the private escort required under Regulation .03 of this chapter, the permittee shall also provide for police escort for certain permit moves.

B. The permittee shall provide for police escort for any permit move which is 16 feet wide or more or in excess of 75 tons gross weight.

C. The State Highway Administration Hauling Permits Unit may require police escort if:

(1) The permit move has a gross weight between 65 and 75 tons;

(2) Traffic will have to be diverted or stopped;

(3) The move will affect either:

(a) Two or more lanes of traffic on a highway having two or more lanes in one direction; or

(b) Both lanes of traffic on a highway having only one lane in each direction; or

(4) The circumstances are considered necessary for public safety.

D. Payment of Costs. The permittee is responsible for costs incurred by the law enforcement agency in the course of escorting the permittee's oversize or overweight vehicle. The costs will be assessed as determined by the State Highway Administration Hauling Permits Unit.