A permit issued under this chapter is valid only if all of the
following conditions are met:
PERMITTED VEHICLE ONLY. It is used for the vehicle described in the application
(2) PERMIT CONDITIONS
FOLLOWED. All conditions of the permit are met, including all maximum axle,
axle combination, total weight limitations, and restrictions on speed, time or
route of travel.
ELIGIBLE FOR PERMIT. The vehicle meets all the requirements of this
(4) AREA OF OPERATION. The
vehicle is operated in Wisconsin on the route designated in the
(5) OPERATION ON INTERSTATE
HIGHWAYS PROHIBITED. This permit is not valid on highways designated as part of
the national system of interstate and defense highways.
(6) OPERATION ON STATE TRUNK HIGHWAYS
RESTRICTED. This permit is valid for operation on not more than 2.5 miles of
any state trunk highway.
OPERATION. The driver of the vehicle is obeying all Wisconsin laws contained in
chs. 194 and 340 to 349, Stats., and chs.
and 325 to
(8) PERMIT CARRIED ON VEHICLE.
The driver carries the permit with attached local road approval resolutions in
the vehicle and available for inspection by any police officer, representative
of the department or any local authority or person in charge of maintaining the
highway being used.
(9) OBEY POSTED
WEIGHT AND SPEED LIMITS. The vehicle does not exceed any posted weight limit
for a bridge or highway or any temporary weight restriction due to construction
or seasonal conditions, and does not exceed any posted speed limits.
(10) MINIMUM FOLLOWING DISTANCE MAINTAINED.
The driver maintains a distance of 500 feet between the vehicle and any
preceding vehicle on the highway, whenever reasonable and practical.
(11) ALLOW PASSING. The driver allows
approaching or overtaking traffic to pass.
INSURANCE MAINTAINED. Insurance on the
vehicle is maintained in accordance with s.
(13) PROPER REGISTRATION. If the vehicle is
required to be registered by Wisconsin law, registration shall be at not less
than the permit weight or at the maximum available registration weight,
whichever is less.
ON PAVEMENT SURFACE. The right wheels of the vehicle do not leave the
PROHIBITED. The driver may not do any of the following:
(a) Consume any alcohol beverage within 4
hours of being on duty time, regardless of alcohol content.
(b) Have an alcohol concentration above
Possess an intoxicating
beverage, regardless of alcohol content.
(a), Stats., is applicable to all drivers of
commercial motor vehicles.
(16) DRIVER PROPERLY LICENSED. The driver
holds all required licenses bearing the proper classes and endorsements needed
to operate the vehicle.
OTHER NEEDED PERMITS OBTAINED. All other operational permits required by the
department or other agencies having jurisdiction over the highways used by the
permittee are obtained.
ADVERSE WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS. A permit is not valid during periods when
adverse weather or road conditions, such as fog, smoke, heavy rain, snow or
ice, or wind velocity, impair the safety of a movement under the
(19) MOTOR CARRIER AND
DESIGNATED ROUTE. As stated in s.
(b), Stats., this permit is valid only for
the motor carrier on behalf of which the load is carried; only from the origin
and to the destination cited in the permit application; and only on the route
designated in the permit application.