7 CSR 10-27.030 - Sign Design and Installation

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

PURPOSE: This rule provides the design and installation requirements for drunk driving victim memorial signs under David's Law.

(1) A sign shall only be installed on Missouri state highways.
(2) Only the commission has the authority to install drunk driving victim memorial signs on state highways. No other adornment, landscaping, or modification of the sign or ground around the sign shall be permitted.
(3) The sign will be installed as close as possible to the location where the crash occurred, on the right side of the roadway, in the direction of travel on that roadway where the accident occurred.
(4) The placement of the sign shall not interfere with other signs, traffic control devices, or other safety devices.
(5) The sign will be installed with the sign face parallel to the lanes of the roadway in a location that will not increase the difficulty in maintaining the right of way, typically placed at the edge of the mowing boundary.
(6) The sign design will consist of a blue background with white legend. The sign will contain the following legend without variation:
(A) "DRUNK DRIVING VICTIM";
(B) First, middle, and last initials of the victim's name;
(C) Numbers representing the month and year the victim died; and
(D) "THINK ABOUT IT."
(7) Any given sign will only contain information for one (1) victim; however, multiple signs may be installed on a given sign post at the discretion of the commission.
(8) The overall sign dimensions will be thirty inches wide by eighteen inches tall (30" x 18").

Notes

7 CSR 10-27.030
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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