321.456 HEIGHT OF VEHICLES. A vehicle unladen or with load shall not exceed a height of thirteen feet, six inches, except that a vehicle or combination of vehicles coupled together and used exclusively for the transportation of passenger vehicles, light delivery trucks, panel delivery trucks, pickup trucks, or recreational vehicle chassis may operate with a height not to exceed fourteen feet. This section shall not be construed to require any railroad or public authorities to provide sufficient vertical clearance to permit the operation of such vehicle upon the highways of this state. Any damage to highways, highway or railroad structures, or underpasses caused by the height of any vehicle provided for by this section shall be borne by the operator or owner of the vehicle.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C31, 35, § 5067-d2; C39, § 5035.05; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66,
      71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.456] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         86 Acts, ch 1182, § 4; 97 Acts, ch 100, §4; 2005 Acts, ch 8, §36
         Referred to in § 321E.1, 321E.17, 805.8A(12c)
         For applicable scheduled fines, see § 805.8A, subsection 12,
      paragraph c

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