Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 263.08 - Insurance and liability conditions

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) A permittee shall do all of the following:
(a) Pay any claim for any bodily injury or property damage resulting from operation under the permit for which the permittee is legally responsible.
(b) Hold the state, its subdivisions, officers, employees and agents harmless from any claim that may arise from operation over public highways under the permit.
(c) Be liable for all damage which any highway or its appurtenances may sustain by reason of any operation under the permit.
(2) The department may waive insurance requirements for permits issued to units of government.
(3) Where a certificate of insurance is required, no insurer may cancel the certificate of insurance without providing the department 10 days advance written notice of the cancellation.
(4) Unless different amounts are required under sub. (5), the permittee shall carry insurance in either of the following minimum amounts:
(a) When the permitted load is not overweight by more than 25%:

Bodily injury liability - each person $150,000 or $750,000

Bodily injury liability - each accident $450,000 combined single

Property damage liability - each accident $300,000 limit

(b) When the permitted load exceeds the weight limitations in par. (a):

Bodily injury liability - each person $200,000 or $1,000,000

Bodily injury liability - each accident $600,000 combined single

Property damage liability - each accident $400,000 limit

(5) The department may require a permittee to provide more bodily injury or damage liability coverage than the minimum amounts specified in sub. (4).
(6) A permittee shall certify, and may be required to present satisfactory written evidence, that the amount of insurance coverage required under sub. (4) or (5), or a bond in a form satisfactory to the department, shall be in effect for the vehicle and load designated in the permit while operating on the public highway, unless this requirement is expressly waived by the department.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 263.08
EmR0818: emerg. cr. eff. 7-1-08; CR 08-058: cr. Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08.

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