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    Sec. 25-251. Same - Mail vehicles.


    Sec. 25-251. Same—Mail vehicles.
    The provisions of section 25-250(a) shall not apply to any rural mail carrier stopping on the highway while loading or unloading mail at a mailbox; provided that there be lettered on a sign securely attached to and displayed at the rear of such vehicle, in letters at least four (4) inches in height, the following:
    U.S. MAIL
    Nor shall the provisions of section 25-250(a) apply to such mail carrier so stopped if, in lieu of such sign, the vehicle has, and is using, supplemental turn signals mounted at each side of the vehicle upon the roof. Between the lights on the assembly shall be mounted a sign with the words "U.S. Mail," which sign shall be yellow with black letters at least four (4) inches in height, and which light shall be of the type approved by the superintendent of state police. The lettered sign shall be folded down out of vision prior to the first stop on the route and following the last stop on the route.
    Provided, further, that nothing in this section shall be construed so as to relieve any such mail carrier from civil liability for such stopping on any highway, if he is negligent in so doing, and if such negligence proximately contributes to any personal injury or property damage resulting therefrom. (Code 1959, § 20-134(f))
    Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM