32-22-14. Maximum height of vehicles--Exceptions--Violation as misdemeanor.

Except for farm machinery and fire department equipment for which there is no maximum height limit and for trailers carrying baledfeed for which the maximum height limit is fifteen feet, no motor vehicle may operate upon a public highway if the maximum height of the vehicle, including the load on the vehicle, exceeds fourteen feet. Nothing in this section requires the public authorities to provide sufficient vertical clearance to permit the operation of such vehicles. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SDC 1939, § 44.0336 (5); SL 1947, ch 192; SDC Supp 1960, § 44.0336 (4); SL 1961, ch 229; SL 1984, ch 230, § 17; SL 1985, ch 261, § 2; SL 1989, ch 272, § 2; SL 2020, ch 122, § 1, eff. Feb. 26, 2020.