Sec. 19-104-27 - Crossing.

Sec. 19-104-27 Crossing.

(a) Crossing is a movement of a vehicle from one right-of-way line to outside the opposite right-of-way line on an angle not flatter than 45 degrees with the centerline of the highway. Any movement on an angle flatter than this is not considered as crossing a highway, but is considered as operating along a highway.

(b) Except for overwidth vehicles or loads which are permitted to cross any public road at permissible locations without an oversize permit, vehicles crossing state highways which exceed the weight or size limitations in other respects are required to comply with the provisions of the size and weight laws and this chapter.

(c) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, no permit shall be required for any vehicle or combination of vehicles used in agricultural operations or _ activities which only crosses any public road street,

or highway within the state at locations approved by the director; provided that:

(1) The owners of vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment shall construct and maintain structurally suitable pavement sections at each crossing;

(2) These owners shall provide for the cleaning and removal of all debris and mud generated by their operation;

(3) The maximum length of vehicles transporting agricultural products shall be limited to not more than eighty feet; and

(4) The maximum length of vehicles, including load, used in transporting agricultural equipment shall be limited to not more than one hundred feet.

(d) This chapter does not apply to private grade separated crossings of state highways.

         [Eff MAY 30 1981 (Auth: HRS Sec. 291-36) (Imp: HRS Sec. 291-36)

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