[Rev. 7/25/2012 11:20:52 AM]
484A.010 “Incidentally operated or moved upon a highway” interpreted; vehicles not specified in statutory definitions.
484A.020 Travel on public highways.
(a) A motor vehicle in an emergency situation, as determined by emergency personnel, including, without limitation, a law enforcement agency or other appropriate authority;
(b) Construction equipment to patch a roadway that is operated subject to the terms of a contract for a specific project;
(c) Snow removal equipment to clear snow from highways during or immediately following inclement weather; or
(d) Special mobile equipment on a public highway that is not a controlled-access highway as defined in NRS 484A.060, if the special mobile equipment travels not more than 5 miles from the point at which the special mobile equipment initially entered the public highway.
(a) Any truck that:
(1) Is used as a water truck on any portion of a public highway; or
(2) Was originally designed and manufactured as a vehicle to carry cargo;
(b) Any vehicle:
(1) That is used to sweep any portion of a public highway;
(2) That was originally designed and manufactured to transport persons or property;
(3) To which machinery for sweeping is mounted or attached; or
(4) That has the capability of traveling long distances over a controlled-access highway; (c) Any trailer; or
(d) Any farm machinery or implements of husbandry.
(Added to NAC by Dep’t of Motor Veh. by R079-07, eff. 1-30-2008)—(Substituted in revision for NAC 484.725)
NAC 484A.020 Travel on public highways. (NRS 484A.470)
1. Special mobile equipment may travel on a public highway that is not a controlled-access highway as defined in NRS 484A.060, if:
(a) The transportation of other person or property is not the intent of the travel; or
(b) The travel is required to complete a task and is limited to a specific project for which the special mobile equipment is assigned.
2. Special mobile equipment may travel more than 5 miles from the point where the special mobile equipment first entered the public highway if the special mobile equipment:
(a) Maintains or cleans a public highway during or immediately following a flood or other emergency as determined by emergency personnel; or
(b) Facilitates the movement of traffic on a public highway.
3. Special mobile equipment that is incidentally operated or moved upon a highway must not jeopardize traffic safety or impede the flow of traffic.
(Added to NAC by Dep’t of Motor Veh. by R079-07, eff. 1-30-2008)—(Substituted in revision for NAC 484.735)