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Title XIX MOTOR VEHICLES, WATERCRAFT AND AVIATION

Chapter 304

Effective - 13 Mar 1996, 2 histories, see footnote bottom

  304.011.  Slow speed, regulation of — agricultural implements, slower speeds, when, special permits required — penalties. — 1.  No person shall drive a motor vehicle at such a slow speed as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic, except when reduced speed is necessary for safe operation or in compliance with law.  Peace officers may enforce the provisions of this section by directions to drivers, and in the event of apparent willful disobedience to this provision and refusal to comply with direction of an officer in accordance herewith, the continued slow operation by a driver is a misdemeanor.

  2.  No vehicle shall be operated at a speed of less than forty miles per hour on any highway which is part of the interstate system of highways, unless:

  (1)  A slower speed is required for the safe operation of the vehicle because of weather or other special conditions; or

  (2)  Agricultural implements, self-propelled hay-hauling equipment, implements of husbandry and vehicles transporting such vehicles or equipment may be operated occasionally on interstate highways for short distances at a speed of less than forty miles per hour if such vehicle or equipment is operated pursuant to a special permit issued by the chief engineer of the state department of transportation pursuant to section 304.200 and the regulations established pursuant to such section.

  3.  Any person who violates subsection 2 of this section is guilty of a class C misdemeanor.

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(L. 1957 p. 631, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1047)

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