(A)   Excess size, weight and load; permit required. No person shall drive on or convey through any street any vehicle the width, height, length, weight or load of which exceeds that authorized by state law, except in accordance with a permit issued by state authority or by the County Sheriff’s Department.
   (B)   Maximum weight. No vehicle weighing more than ten tons shall be operated upon the streets, alleys and other public ways within the town, except on state highways.
   (C)   Securing loads.
      (1)   No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any street or alley unless the vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of its load from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping therefrom; except that, sand or salt may be dropped for the purpose of securing traction, or water or other substances may be sprinkled on a roadway in cleaning or maintaining the roadway.
      (2)   No person shall operate on any street or alley any vehicle with any load unless the load, and any covering thereon, is securely fastened so as to prevent the covering or load from becoming loose, detached or in any manner a hazard to other users of the streets or alleys. Any vehicle loaded with sand, cinders or other loose material susceptible to blowing or otherwise escaping shall have such load covered so as to prevent the blowing or escaping of said load from the vehicle.
      (3)   This division (C) shall not apply to trucks loaded only with livestock, poultry or agricultural products, except baled agricultural products, but any such truck shall be constructed or loaded as to prevent the livestock or poultry from escaping therefrom.
(Prior Code, § 6-5-2) Penalty, see § 72.99