(a)   No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any street or highway in the city unless the vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of its load from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping there from, except that sand 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.
   (b)   No person shall operate on any street or highway in the city any vehicle with any load unless the load and any covering is securely fastened to prevent the covering or load from becoming loose, detached or in any manner a hazard to other users of the highway.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 13.137; 1992 Code, § 25-29)  Penalty, see § 10.999
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see SDCL 32-15-18