The total outside width of any vehicle or the load on the vehicle shall not exceed eight feet except that a motor home, commercial motor vehicle, motor truck or trailer hauling grain or livestock, travel trailer, fifth-wheel travel trailer, or bus having a total outside width not exceeding eight feet six inches, exclusive of safety equipment, is exempt from the permit requirements of chapter 321E and may be operated on the public highways of the state. However, if hay, straw, or stover is moved on any implement of husbandry and the total width of load of the implement of husbandry exceeds eight feet in width, the implement of husbandry is not subject to the permit requirements of chapter 321E. If hay, straw, or stover is moved on any other vehicle subject to registration, the moves are subject to the permit requirements for transporting loads exceeding eight feet in width as required under chapter 321E.
[C24, § 5067, 5104; C27, § 5067, 5105-a32; C31, 35, § 5067, 5105-a32, 5105-c18; C39, § 5035.03; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.454]
83 Acts, ch 9, § 5, 8; 87 Acts, ch 186, § 5; 87 Acts, ch 189, §2; 94 Acts, ch 1087, §4, 5; 95 Acts, ch 67, §26
Referred to in § 321E.1, 321E.8, 321E.10, 321E.17, 321E.34, 805.8(2m)
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