Section 14-140 Loads required to be covered or secured.


(a)     No person shall operate on any street or highway any motor vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer that is carrying goods or materials which may reasonably be expected to become dislodged and fall from the vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer as a result of wind pressure or air pressure or by the movement of the vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer, unless the motor vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer has a protective cover or the load is sufficiently secured so that no portion of such goods or material can become dislodged and fall from the vehicle, trailer or semi-trailer while being transported.

(b)    No person shall operate on any street or highway any truck having a capacity in excess of one ton net weight that is carrying rock unless the truck has a protective cover over the rock such that none of the rock can fall from the truck while being transported.

(Ord. No. 13879 § 1, 11-15-93; Ord. No. 17904, § 1, 11-17-03; Ord. No. 17904, §1, 11-17-03)

Editor's note - Ord. No. 17904, § 1, adopted November 17, 2003, which added subsection (b) to section 14-140 above, shall be in full force and effect from and after May 1, 2004.


(Ord. 17904, Amended, 05/01/2004, Prior Text)