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Except as otherwise provided for by this chapter or by applicable state statute:
A. No vehicle, with or without load, shall have a total outside width in excess of one hundred two inches (102") excluding:
1. Tire bulge;
2. Approved safety devices;
3. A retracted awning with a width of eight inches (8") or less or other appurtenance of four inches (4") or less which is attached to the side of a recreational vehicle, as defined in state statute; and
4. Pins used as a safety precaution or as a load assisting device if the pins do not extend the overall width of the vehicle beyond nine feet (9'). The state of Oklahoma previously declared it has determined, in accordance with 23 CFR section 658.15, that such pins are necessary for the safe and efficient operation of motor vehicles.
5. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any person engaged in the hauling of round baled hay with a total outside width of eleven feet (11') or less when the hay is owned by such person and is being hauled for any purpose other than resale.
B. No vehicle, with or without load, shall exceed a height of thirteen and one-half feet (131/2').
C. 1. Single Truck Length: No single truck, with or without load, shall have an overall length, inclusive of front and rear bumpers, in excess of forty five feet (45').
2. Bus Length: No single bus, with or without load, shall have an overall length, inclusive of front and rear bumpers, in excess of forty five feet (45').
3. Maximum Length:
a. On a state highway, no semitrailer operating in a truck- tractor/semitrailer combination shall have a length greater than fifty three feet (53'). Provided that it shall be permissible in the transportation of empty trucks on any road or highway to tow by use of saddlemounts; i.e., mounting the front wheels of one vehicle on the bed of another leaving the rear wheels only of such towed vehicle in contact with the roadway. One vehicle may be full mounted on the towing or towed vehicles engaged in any drive away or tow away operation. No more than three (3) saddlemounts may be permitted in such combinations. The towed vehicles shall be securely fastened and operated under the applicable safety requirements of the United States department of transportation and such combinations shall not exceed an overall length of seventy five feet (75').
b. On streets or roads other than a state highway, no semitrailer operating in a truck-tractor/semitrailer combination shall have a length greater than fifty three feet (53') and no semitrailer or trailer operating in a truck-tractor/semitrailer and trailer combination shall have a length greater than twenty nine feet (29').
4. Maximum Number Of Units: No combination of vehicles shall consist of more than two (2) units, except:
a. One truck and semitrailer or truck-tractor/semitrailer combination may tow one complete trailer or semitrailer, or
b. Vans, suburbans, blazers or other similar types of vehicles and self-propelled recreational vehicles with a three-quarter (3/4) ton or more rated capacity, may tow a semitrailer and one complete trailer or semitrailer for recreational purposes only, provided the overall length, inclusive of the front and rear bumpers, does not exceed sixty five feet (65').
5. Unitized Equipment: For the purposes of subsections C1, C3, and C4 of this section, the length of "unitized equipment", which is defined to be equipment so constructed and attached to a rubber tired vehicle that the vehicle and load become a unit and are for all practical purposes inseparable, shall be the length of the vehicle itself, and shall not include any protrusion of the equipment load so constructed or attached. Said equipment shall not protrude for a distance greater than two-thirds (2/3) of the wheel base of said vehicle, shall not impair the driver's vision, and if less than seven feet (7') above the roadway, shall be safely marked, flagged or illuminated. Any such protruding structure shall be securely held in place to prevent dropping or swaying. Unitized equipment shall carry such safety equipment as shall be determined to be necessary for the safety, health, and welfare of the driving public by the commissioner of public safety.
6. Towing Of A Truck-Tractor: For the purposes of subsections C1, C3, and C4 of this section, a truck-tractor, when being towed by another vehicle with the wheels of its steering axle raised off the roadway, shall be considered to be a semitrailer.
7. Special Mobilized Machinery: Special mobilized machinery, which exceeds the size provisions of this section shall only use the highways of the state of Oklahoma by special permit issued by the commissioner of public safety or an authorized representative of the commissioner. Such special permit shall be either a single trip permit issued under the provisions of state law, or a special annual oversized permit issued for one calendar year period. (Ord. 2016, 2013)