HOUSE BILL NO. 389
INTRODUCED BY J. KRAUTTER
AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY AND VEHICLES TRANSPORTING HAY, STRAW, OR BOTH FROM HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS; AND AMENDING SECTION 61-10-103, MCA.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
"61-10-103. Height. A (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a vehicle, unladen or with load, may not exceed a height of 14 feet.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to an implement of husbandry or a vehicle, unladen or with load, that does not exceed a height of 15 feet 6 inches if:
(a) the implement of husbandry or vehicle is transporting hay, straw, or both for a distance not more than 25 miles and is incidental to farming operations; and
(b) the implement of husbandry or the vehicle will not encounter overhead obstacles 17 feet from the ground or lower while in transit."
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