7 CSR 10-27.010 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 24, December 15, 2021

PURPOSE: This rule provides definitions of terms applicable to David's Law authorizing drunk driving victim memorial signs.

(1) Applicant-The person requesting the installation of a drunk driving victim memorial sign and who must be an immediate family member of the victim or have written consent from an immediate family member to submit the application on his/her behalf.
(2) Application-The document developed and posted on the department's website for the sole purpose of gathering information from the applicant requesting a drunk driving victim memorial sign to determine if the request qualifies for a drunk driving victim memorial sign.
(3) Commission-The Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission.
(4) Department-The Missouri Department of Transportation.
(5) Immediate family member-A spouse, child, stepchild, brother, stepbrother, sister, stepsister, mother, stepmother, father, or stepfather.
(6) Intoxicated-The person who was shown to have been operating a motor vehicle at the time of a motor vehicle accident and was either:
1) in violation of section 577.012 or 577.010, RSMo; or
2) was committing an intoxication-related traffic offense, as that term is defined in section 577.023.1(3), RSMo; or
3) less than twenty-one (21) years of age and determined to be operating a motor vehicle with two-hundredths of one-percent or more blood alcohol content; or
4) determined to be operating a commercial motor vehicle and either driving under the influence of alcohol or driving under the influence of a controlled substance, as these terms are defined in section 302.700, RSMo.
(7) MSHP-The Missouri State Highway Patrol.
(8) Sign-The drunk driving victim memorial sign.
(9) State highway-A route that is designated as an Interstate, US highway, Missouri numbered or Missouri lettered route, or any other roadway that is owned or maintained by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.


7 CSR 10-27.010
AUTHORITY: section 227.295, RSMo Supp. 2009.* Original rule filed Sept. 3, 2009, effective April 30, 2010.

*Original authority: 227.295, RSMo 2009.

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