17 CRR-NY 154-1.13NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 17. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER IV. HIGHWAYS
SUBCHAPTER C. HIGHWAY USE AND MAINTENANCE
PART 154. SPECIAL HAULING PERMITS
SUBPART 154-1. NONDIVISIBLE LOAD PERMITS
17 CRR-NY 154-1.13
17 CRR-NY 154-1.13
154-1.13 Warning sign requirements.
(a) Warning signs shall be made of durable material such as wood, steel, aluminum or of a flexible material. If the sign is made of flexible material it shall be securely fastened to the certified escort or escort vehicle so that it remains in a flat position and does not curl, wave or became illegible. The legend shall read:
“OVERSIZE LOAD”
Warning signs on oversized vehicles shall be at least two feet above the surface of the road and not more than five feet. Signs shall be placed as to be readable for a distance of at least 400 feet from the rear. Lettering shall be black: background shall be “highway yellow.” For night moves the warning sign face shall be of high-intensity reflective material.
(b) Sign size and lettering size.
Sign size and lettering size will vary as stated below:
(1) Permitted load. Warning signs shall be at least seven feet long and 18 inches high. Letters shall be at least 10 inches high with a 1.41 inch brush stroke. Note: If series E modified is used, the brush stroke is to be two inches.
(2) Escort or certified escort vehicle. Warning signs shall be at least five feet long and 12 inches high. Letters shall be at least eight inches in height.
17 CRR-NY 154-1.13
Current through April 15, 2021
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