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For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY TRUCKS. Fire department trucks, police trucks, public ambulances for which permits have been issued by the State Board of Health, emergency trucks of municipal departments or public service corporations as are designated or authorized by the governing body of an incorporated city, private trucks operated by volunteer firemen or certified emergency medical volunteers while answering a fire alarm or responding to a medical emergency, and trucks owned by the state or by a political subdivision engaged in emergency utility repair or electric, water or wastewater services.
BUSINESS OR WORK RELATED DESTINATION. The place where a truck operator picks up or drops off cargo as part of its work related duties.
LIGHT TRUCK. Any truck with a manufacturer’s rated carrying capacity of 2,000 pounds or less, including trucks commonly known as pickup trucks, panel delivery trucks, and carryall trucks.
TRUCK. Any motor vehicle designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property, including “truck tractors,” “road tractors,” “trailers,” “semitrailers,” “pole trailers,” and “special mobile equipment” as those terms are defined in the Texas Transp. Code § 541.201.
Terms not defined herein shall be construed in accordance with customary usage.
(Ord. 2013-03, passed 2-26-2013)