EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES
266:108 Wrecker Safety Chains.
Every wrecker shall be equipped with an additional safety chain with minimum requirements of
3/8 inch HY-TEST chain for towed vehicles up to and including 11,000 pounds gross vehicle weight, and
1/2 inch HY-TEST chain for towed vehicles over 11,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. This safety chain shall be used at all times when the wrecker has a vehicle in tow upon a way, for the purpose of keeping the towed vehicle under control in the event the normal hook-up malfunctions. All wreckers shall operate within the recommended manufacturer's safety policies and procedures.
Source. 1986, 216:4. 1987, 404:18, eff. July 25, 1987.