61-8-370. Securing of load -- requirement -- exemptions. (1) A person operating a loaded vehicle on a public highway shall load the vehicle or secure the load sufficiently to prevent littering or creating an obstruction dangerous to the public traveling on the highway.
(2) The following vehicles are exempt from the provisions in subsection (1):
(a) a commercial motor vehicle that is operating in compliance with state and federal laws and requirements governing the securing of loads;
(b) a vehicle transporting processed or unprocessed agricultural products or inputs, including but not limited to fertilizer, manure, and pesticides;
(c) a vehicle performing road maintenance; and
(d) a vehicle in a marked work zone.