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(A) It shall be unlawful and an offense to drive or move any vehicle on any street within the corporate limits of the city, unless the vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of its load from dropping, sifting, leaking, blowing or otherwise escaping therefrom, except that sand may be dropped for the purpose of securing traction, or water or other substance may be sprinkled on a roadway in clearing and maintaining the roadway.
(B) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation to operate any loaded vehicle on any street within the corporate limits of the city, unless the load and covering thereon are securely fastened so as to prevent the covering or load from becoming loose, detached or in any manner a hazard to any persons using or living along and contiguous to the street. 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 the load from the vehicle.
(C) Covering requirements shall not apply to vehicles loaded with livestock, poultry or unbaled agricultural products, provided that any vehicle shall be so constructed or loaded as to prevent the livestock or poultry from escaping therefrom.
(47 O.S. § 14-105)
(D) The City Council shall reserve the right and may exercise the authority to designate routes for any loaded vehicle, as defined in this section. The route designation may include any posted truck route or any route deemed necessary to protect the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the citizens cf the city.
(`90 Code, § 20-18) (Ord. 2576, passed - -)