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Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 32, § 387.1. Escort vehicles;  permit to operate required

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A. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of R.S. 32:388 1 and except for those vehicles provided for in R.S. 32:385, or any rule or regulation adopted under authority thereof, or of any other provision of law or rule or regulation, all motor vehicles excluding motorcycles, shall be proper escorts in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 32:388 1 and any other laws and rules or regulations providing with respect to motor vehicles and traffic regulation, for the moving of house trailers on the roads, streets and highways of this state.

B. (1) Each company which operates an escort service in this state shall register annually with the secretary in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the secretary.  The oversight review of the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this Section shall be conducted by the House and Senate Committees on Transportation, Highways and Public Works.  The secretary shall establish a permit fee sufficient to cover the costs of the service.  The fee shall not be less than ten dollars.

(2) Each application for registration shall be accompanied by each of the following:

(a) The name and address of the agent for service of process.  The agent shall reside in and shall be domiciled in this state.

(b) Proof of coverage for general liability insurance, motor vehicle liability insurance, and workers' compensation, each providing for a minimum of five hundred thousand dollars in coverage.

(c) Proof that each driver of an escort vehicle has a valid operator's license issued by a state or territory of the United States.

(d) Such other information as the secretary by rule may require.

C. The secretary may revoke, suspend, or refuse to issue a registration for any violation of the provisions of Subsection B of this Section.

D. Whoever violates the provisions of Subsection B of this Section shall be fined one hundred dollars for each offense.

1  The cite of R.S. 32:388 in 32:387.1, added by Acts 1977, No. 433, § 1, referred to R.S. 32:388 as it existed prior to the 1977 Regular Session.  See disposition table preceding R.S. 32:379 (Acts 1977, No. 113, § 1) in LSA.  The 1986 amendment retains that cite.

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