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67 Pa. Code § 189.3. Local traffic.

§ 189.3. Local traffic.

 (a)  General rule. Over-posted-weight local traffic may exceed posted weight limits unless the posting authority determines that an over-posted-weight vehicle or vehicles being driven to or from a particular destination or destinations are likely to damage the highway.

 (b)  Vehicles determined likely to damage highway. If the posting authority determines that one or more over-posted-weight vehicles are likely to damage the highway, the posting authority will so notify the registrants of the over-posted-weight vehicles or owners of the destination or destinations, or both, and will also notify State and local police. After 2 business days following delivery of the notice, or after 5 days following mailing of the notice, such over-posted-weight vehicles shall not exceed the posted weight limits except in accordance with the provisions of §  189.4 (relating to use under permit).

 (c)  Proof of local traffic status. The following types of documents will constitute evidence that a vehicle is local traffic:

   (1)  A bill of lading, shipping order or similar document which shows a destination on the posted highway.

   (2)  Certification by the permittee or an official of a permittee company on the company letterhead describing the local traffic nature of the activity which the vehicle is engaged in.

Cross References

   This section cited in 67 Pa. Code §  189.2 (relating to definitions); 67 Pa. Code §  189.4 (relating to use under permit); 67 Pa. Code §  190.3 (relating to local traffic and Letters of Local Determination); 67 Pa. Code §  190.4 (relating to use of Letters of Local Determination); and 67 Pa. Code §  190.5 (relating to revocation of Letter of Local Determination).

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