Section 32-5A-60

Putting glass, etc., on highway, road, street or public right-of-way prohibited; removal; throwing of litter onto highway, etc., prohibited; penalty.

(a) No person shall throw or deposit upon any highway, road or street or public right-of-way any glass bottle, glass, nails, tacks, wire, cans or any other substance likely to injure any person, animal or vehicle upon such highway.

(b) Any person who drops, or permits to be dropped or thrown, upon any highway any destructive or injurious material shall immediately remove the same or cause it to be removed.

(c) Any person removing a wrecked or damaged vehicle from a highway shall remove any glass or other injurious substance dropped upon the highway from such vehicle.

(d) No person shall throw litter or allow litter to be thrown from a motor vehicle onto or upon any highway, road or street or public right-of-way.

(e) The uniform traffic citation may be used for any violation of this section.

(f) "Litter" as used in this section is the same as defined in Section 13A-7-29.

(g) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 32-5A-266, any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not more than $500.00, pursuant to Section 13A-7-29, the criminal littering statute.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-434, p. 604, §11-111; Acts 1989, No. 89-661, p. 1314, §1.)