Kansas Administrative Regulations

Regulation Number:36-1-32
Agency Title: KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Article Title: Special Permits, Loads and Vehicles
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:
Operational procedure.
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36-1-32
Operational procedure. (a) Following Distance. A minimum distance of 100 feet
for every 10 miles per hour of speed shall be maintained between an SVC and other vehicles except
when overtaking and passing. (b) Lane of Travel. An SVC must remain in the
right hand lane except when passing another vehicle traveling in the same direction or when
emergency conditions exist. (c) Disabled SVC. If an SVC is disabled for any
reason other than an accident, it should be parked as far off the traveled way as possible. The KHP
shall be notified as soon as possible, and the SVC shall be removed from the roadway. All expenses
and labor costs shall be assumed by the applicant/owner. (d) Cargo. (1) All cargo shall be loaded to restrict any
movement or shifting of the contents during routine delivery, sudden braking and other emer-
gency maneuvers. (2) Transportation of the following specified hazardous material types and quantities are pro-
hibited: (A) Any quantity of a material within the hazard classes specified in 49 C.F.R. 172.504, Table
1 as in effect on December 31, 1990 and as defined in 49 C.F.R. 173 as in effect on December
31, 1990 both of which are adopted herein by reference. (B) Any material within the hazard classes
specified in 49 C.F.R. 172.504, Table 2 as in effect December 31, 1990 and adopted herein by ref-
erence, that: (i) exceeds 55 gallons per package; (ii) is transported in bulk quantities in excess
of a 3500 water gallon capacity. (C) Is classified as a ``Poison-Inhalation Hazard'' as defined in 49 C.F.R. 173.3a(b)(2) as in effect on December 31, 1990 and adopted herein by reference. (e) Stability. Any SVC shall be stable at all
times during normal braking and normal operation. When travelling on a level, smooth, paved
surface, any SVC shall follow the towing vehicle without shifting or swerving beyond the restraints
of the lane of travel. (f) Bridges. No SVC shall cross any structure if the SVC is over the posted limit. (Authorized by
K.S.A. 68-404; implementing K.S.A. 1989 Supp. 8-1911, as amended by L. 1990, Ch. 50, Sections
2, 4; effective March 4, 1991.)