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Rule Title: COMPLIANCE WITH WEIGHING LOCATION SIGNS - JURISDICTIONAL BYPASS RESTRICTIONS
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Department: TRANSPORTATION
Chapter: MOTOR CARRIER SERVICES DIVISION
Subchapter: Weigh Station/Patrol
 
Latest version of the adopted rule presented in Administrative Rules of Montana (ARM):

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18.8.1301    COMPLIANCE WITH WEIGHING LOCATION SIGNS - JURISDICTIONAL BYPASS RESTRICTIONS

(1) Drivers of vehicles meeting the requirements of 61-10-141(1) and (3), MCA, are required to stop at all weighing locations displaying an open sign.

(2) Drivers operating vehicles for carriers enrolled in electronic weigh station bypass programs may follow in-cab signals at equipped weigh station sites which signals shall indicate whether the vehicle must stop, subject to jurisdictional bypass restrictions.

(3) Jurisdictional bypass restrictions require that regardless of receiving a bypass signal, a driver must enter an open weighing location when any of the following conditions apply:

(a) overweight (including permitted loads);

(b) overwide greater than ten feet (including permitted loads);

(c) overheight greater than 15 feet 6 inches (including permitted loads);

(d) overlength greater than 110 feet (including permitted loads);

(e) oversize in excess of legal dimensions as outlined in 61-10-102, 61-10-103, and 61-10-104, MCA, without a valid permit.

(4) A violation of this rule is punishable as provided by law.

 

History: 61-10-155, MCA; IMP, 61-10-141, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2392, Eff. 10/8/04; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2012, Eff. 9/5/14, AMD, 2019 MAR p. 175, Eff. 2/9/19.


 

 
MAR Notices Effective From Effective To History Notes
18-172 2/9/2019 Current History: 61-10-155, MCA; IMP, 61-10-141, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2392, Eff. 10/8/04; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2012, Eff. 9/5/14, AMD, 2019 MAR p. 175, Eff. 2/9/19.
18-149 9/5/2014 2/9/2019 History: 61-10-155, MCA; IMP, 61-10-141, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2392, Eff. 10/8/04; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2012, Eff. 9/5/14.
10/8/2004 9/5/2014 History: 61-10-155, MCA; IMP, 61-10-141, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 2392, Eff. 10/8/04.
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