5577.02 Operation of vehicle on highways in excess of prescribed weights forbidden.

No trackless trolley, traction engine, steam roller, or other vehicle, load, object, or structure, whether propelled by muscular or motor power, not including vehicles run upon stationary rails or tracks, fire engines, fire trucks, or other vehicles or apparatus belonging to or used by any municipal or volunteer fire department in the discharge of its functions, shall be operated or moved over or upon the improved public streets, highways, bridges, or culverts in this state, upon wheels, rollers, or otherwise, weighing in excess of the weights prescribed in sections 5577.01 to 5577.14, inclusive, of the Revised Code, including the weight of vehicle, object, structure, or contrivance and load, except upon special permission, granted as provided by section 4513.34 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .