01 NCAC 38 .0603             DRIVING UNDER ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Temporarily assigned vehicles will not be issued during adverse weather conditions such as accumulated snow, sleet, or ice on roadways.  Temporarily assigned vehicles already requested may be cancelled or delayed at the discretion of the Division in the event of any adverse weather conditions.  Drivers of vehicles on permanent assignment, who drive during adverse weather conditions, are cautioned to take extreme care and employ safety measures to ensure the safety of driver and passengers.  Any damage to Division‑owned vehicles operated during adverse weather conditions shall be paid by the using agency when it is found that such damage resulted from negligence on the part of the driver.  Drivers are requested to turn on headlights while driving during inclement weather and are required by state law to turn on headlights when operating windshield wipers.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑341(8)i;

Eff. October 1, 1992.