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Trans 255.12(3) (3) Self-propelled carry-all scrapers operating under a permit may not be operated on the interstate highway system, the Milwaukee county expressway system, or on U.S. highway 41 from Green Bay to Milwaukee.
Trans 255.12(4) (4) An oversize or overweight vehicle may not be operated on a highway, whether loaded or empty, at any time that the permit is not valid.
Trans 255.12(5) (5) A permit authorizes the use of any of the highways of the state, subject to the limitations stated in the permit.
Trans 255.12(6) (6) A permit is not valid for the operation of any vehicle upon class“B" highways, as classified in accordance with s. 348.16, Stats., with gross weights exceeding those permitted by statute on class “B" highways unless written permission has first been obtained from the officer in charge of the maintenance of the highway.
Trans 255.12(7) (7) An issuing authority may issue a permit under extraordinary circumstances when, in the opinion of the issuing authority, public health and welfare is better served, and may impose additional conditions to promote the safe operation of the vehicle. Extraordinary circumstances include, but are not limited to, the construction and repair of the Milwaukee county Freeway System.
Trans 255.12 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1990, No. 420, eff. 1-1-91; emerg. cr. (7), eff. 2-1-05; CR 05-009: cr. (7) Register June 2005 No. 594, eff. 7-1-05; correction in (2) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2005 No. 594; CR 13-093: am. (2) Register July 2014 No. 703, eff. 8-1-14.
Trans 255.13 Trans 255.13Transfers. In the event of a breakdown or other circumstance requiring a change of the power unit identified on the permit, transfers to another vehicle, under the control of the permittee, may be made following the completion of a new application and the issuance of a new permit. The words, “This is a transfer from permit # ," shall be written on the bottom of the application. The original permit shall be sent to the issuing authority with the transfer application.
Trans 255.13 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1990, No. 420, eff. 1-1-91.
Trans 255.14 Trans 255.14Insurance and liability conditions.
Trans 255.14(1)(1) In applying for and accepting a permit, a permittee agrees to:
Trans 255.14(1)(a) (a) Pay any claim for any bodily injury or property damage resulting from operation under the permit for which the permittee is legally responsible.
Trans 255.14(1)(b) (b) Hold the state, its subdivisions, officers, employees and agents harmless from any claim which may arise from operation over public highways under the permit.
Trans 255.14(2) (2) Whether or not insurance, bond, or deposit as set forth in sub. (7) is required, the permittee shall be liable for all damages which any highway or its appurtenances may sustain by reason of any operation under the permit.
Trans 255.14(3) (3) An issuing authority may waive insurance requirements for permits issued to government.
Trans 255.14(4) (4) Where a certificate of insurance is required, no insurer may cancel the certificate of insurance without providing the issuing authority 10 days advance written notice of the cancellation.
Trans 255.14(5) (5) An issuing authority may require a permittee to provide more bodily injury damage liability coverage than is set forth in sub. (6).
Trans 255.14(6) (6) The following insurance amounts are required:
Trans 255.14(6)(a) (a) When the permitted load does not exceed 12 feet in width, 1312 feet in height, or 100 feet in length and is not overweight by more than 25%: - See PDF for table PDF
Trans 255.14(6)(b) (b) When the permitted load exceeds the size or weight limitations in par. (a): - See PDF for table PDF
Trans 255.14(7) (7) A permittee shall certify, and may be required to present satisfactory written evidence, that the amount of insurance coverage given in sub. (6), or a bond in a form satisfactory to the issuing authority, will 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 issuing authority.
Trans 255.14 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1990, No. 420, eff. 1-1-91.
Trans 255.15 Trans 255.15General conditions and requirements.
Trans 255.15(1)(1) A permittee shall comply with all applicable statutes, ordinances, rules and policies of any state agency or subdivision of the state, unless they are modified by the conditions of the permit.
Trans 255.15(2) (2) When a vehicle operating under a permit is overheight, the permittee shall give prior notice to the owners of overhead wires, cables, or other facilities which may be affected.
Trans 255.15(3) (3) A properly equipped escort vehicle as described in ch. Trans 252, shall accompany a vehicle and load:
Trans 255.15(3)(a) (a) When any part of a vehicle or load extends beyond the left of the roadway centerline on 2-way roadways,
Trans 255.15(3)(b) (b) When any part of a vehicle or load extends beyond the left edge of the right hand lane on highways with more than 2 lanes, or
Trans 255.15(3)(c) (c) On a highway designated in the permit.
Trans 255.15(4) (4) A vehicle and load that does not require an escort vehicle may, when safe, move to the left of the centerline or beyond the left lane line while crossing a bridge or railroad crossing, but only after yielding to all other traffic.
Trans 255.15 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1990, No. 420, eff. 1-1-91.
Trans 255.16 Trans 255.16Denial, suspension or revocation of permit.
Trans 255.16(1)(1) An issuing authority may deny, suspend, or revoke a permit for good cause, pursuant to s. 348.25 (7), Stats. Grounds for the denial, suspension, or revocation of a permit include:
Trans 255.16(1)(a) (a) Violation of any condition of a permit.
Trans 255.16(1)(b) (b) Preventing an employee of an issuing authority or a law enforcement officer from performing his or her official duties, or interfering with the lawful performance of his or her duties.
Trans 255.16(1)(c) (c) Physically assaulting an employee of an issuing authority or a law enforcement officer while performing his or her official duties.
Trans 255.16(1)(d) (d) Making a material misstatement in an application for a permit.
Trans 255.16(1)(e) (e) Unauthorized alteration of a permit.
Trans 255.16(1)(f) (f) Refusal or failure, without just cause, to produce required records.
Trans 255.16(1)(g) (g) Payment of an application fee with a worthless check.
Trans 255.16(1)(h) (h) Violation of any other applicable provision under ch. 348, Stats., or this chapter.
Trans 255.16(2) (2) A permittee shall immediately return a suspended or revoked permit to the issuing authority after receiving notice from the issuing authority of the suspension or revocation of the permit.
Trans 255.16 Note Note: If a permit is denied, suspended, or revoked, an applicant or permittee may request a hearing before the division of hearings and appeals, pursuant to s. 348.25 (9), Stats.
Trans 255.16 History History: Cr. Register, December, 1990, No. 420, eff. 1-1-91.
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