§ 187.4. Permit requirements.

 (a)  When permit required. A permit shall be required for the movement of a special vehicle on a State highway whenever the special vehicle or its operation does not comply with the restrictions contained in 75 Pa.C.S. §  4921(b) (relating to limitations on operation of special vehicles). A permit shall be required for:

   (1)  A special vehicle which exceeds the applicable width limitation specified in 75 Pa.C.S. §  4921(b) that is:

     (i)   A truck exceeding 8 feet in width, unless loaded with vegetable produce or forage crops.

     (ii)   An implement of husbandry that is either:

       (A)   Exceeding 8 feet in width, unless loaded with vegetable produce or forage crops.

       (B)   Exceeding 10 feet, except when being driven, hauled or towed between either:

         (I)   Parts of one farm owned or operated by the owner of the implement of husbandry.

         (II)   Farms owned or operated by the owner of the implement of husbandry located not more than 25 miles apart.

         (III)   Farms, or a farm and a place of business of a mechanic or dealer in implements of husbandry, located not more than 50 miles apart for the purpose of buying, selling, trading, loaning and leasing, demonstrating, repairing or servicing the implement of husbandry.

       (C)   Exceeding 14 feet, 6 inches in width.

     (iii)   Special mobile equipment exceeding 9 feet, 2 inches, in width.

   (2)  A special vehicle driven, hauled, or towed on a freeway.

 (b)  Securing permits. Procedures for securing permits are outlined in Chapter 179 (relating to oversize and overweight loads and vehicles), a copy of which is available from any permit office.



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