Sec. 24-290. Transportation of flammable liquids or explosives.

 

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any vehicle transporting, carrying or hauling any inflammable or explosive liquid or material, except its own fuel supply, over or upon any of the streets, highways, alleys, avenues or boulevards within the city, except over such street, highways, alleys, avenues or boulevards as are designated by ordinance.

 

(b) The provisions of subsection (a) shall not prevent the delivery of any such inflammable or explosive liquid or material to the place of business of any person engaged in the manufacturing, processing, selling, or distributing of such inflammable or explosive liquid or material within the city nor shall the provisions of subsection (a) apply to any vehicle departing from the city, such vehicle having been loaded with inflammable or explosive liquid or material within the city.

 

(c) As used in this section:

 

(1) Inflammable or explosive liquid or material shall mean gasoline, butane, propane, nitroglycerin, ammonium nitrate or any other liquid or material of live character generally known to be inflammable or explosive.

(2) Vehicle shall mean every device in, upon, or by which inflammable or explosive liquids and materials are or may be transported, carried or hauled, including but not limited to trucks, tractor trucks, trailers, semi-trailers, tankers and transports.

 

(d) The public works department shall cause to be erected all necessary signs and signals routing such vehicles carrying inflammable or explosive liquid or material according to the provisions of this section.

 

Source:  Code 1962, 10-18-3