LEGAL LIMITATIONS AND DEPARTMENT REGULATIONS
Legal LimitationsThe load of a vehicle cannot drop, leak or otherwise escape from the vehicle. The load must be securely fastened so as to prevent the load or any covering from becoming loose, detached or in any manner a hazard to other users of the highway.
Care of Vehicle Loads
“Loose material” means dirt, sand, gravel or other material that is capable of blowing or spilling from a vehicle as a result of movement or exposure to air, wind currents or weather, but shall not include agricultural products in the natural state or wood chips.
Any load of losses material as defined above being transported by a commercial hauler shall be covered in such a manner as to prevent the load from blowing, spilling or dropping from the vehicle.