Full Statute Name:  West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 46. Motor Vehicles. chapter 46.61. Rules of the Road. Miscellaneous Rules. 46.61.660. Carrying persons or animals on outside part of vehicle

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Primary Citation:  West's RCWA 46.61.660 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  June, 2017 Alternate Citation:  WA ST 46.61.660 Date Adopted:  1997
Summary: This Washington law states that it is illegal to transport any living animal on the running board, fenders, hood, or other outside part of any vehicle unless suitable harness, cage or enclosure is provided that protects the animal from being thrown.
Statute Text: 

It shall be unlawful for any person to transport any living animal on the running board, fenders, hood, or other outside part of any vehicle unless suitable harness, cage or enclosure be provided and so attached as to protect such animal from falling or being thrown therefrom. It shall be unlawful for any person to transport any persons upon the running board, fenders, hood or other outside part of any vehicle, except that this provision shall not apply to authorized emergency vehicles or to solid waste collection vehicles that are engaged in collecting solid waste or recyclables on route at speeds of twenty miles per hour or less.


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[1997 c 190 § 1; 1961 c 12 § 46.56.070. Prior: 1937 c 189 § 115; RRS § 6360-115. Formerly RCW 46.56.070.]

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