§ 6905.  Nails and other hard substances attached to utility poles.

(a)  Offense defined.--A person is guilty of a summary offense if he drives a nail or tack or attaches any metal or hard substance to or into any pole of any public utility pole line.

(b)  Exceptions.--Subsection (a) of this section does not apply to:

(1)  the public utility or its licensee using the poles from affixing its metal or other markers or from otherwise using the poles in its public service; or

(2)  the erecting traffic signs and other signs similar thereto by a municipality when authorized by statute or by the owner of such poles.