32-15-27 Wheel weight, movement, and damping device requirements for vehicle suspension systems--Vi...
Wheel weight, movement, and damping device requirements for vehicle
suspension systems--Violation as petty offense.
No person may operate a motor vehicle required to
be registered in this state which has an unloaded weight of six thousand pounds or less, other than
a motorcycle, on a public highway, unless:
The vehicle shall be constructed and loaded so that the weight on the wheels of any axle
is not less than thirty percent of the gross weight of the vehicle;
The vehicle shall have a suspension system that allows movement between the unsprung
axle and wheel and the chassis body and shall be equipped with a damping device at each
A violation of this section is a petty offense.
Source: SL 1977, ch 260, § 1 (5), (6); SL 1989, ch 255, § 38.