49 CFR 385.321 - What failures of safety management practices disclosed by the safety audit will result in a notice to a new entrant that its USDOT new entrant registration will be revoked?

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§ 385.321 What failures of safety management practices disclosed by the safety audit will result in a notice to a new entrant that its USDOT new entrant registration will be revoked?
(a) General. The failures of safety management practices consist of a lack of basic safety management controls as described in Appendix A of this part or failure to comply with one or more of the regulations set forth in paragraph (b) of this section and will result in a notice to a new entrant that its USDOT new entrant registration will be revoked.
(b) Automatic failure of the audit. A new entrant will automatically fail a safety audit if found in violation of any one of the following 16 regulations:
Table to § 385.321 —Violations That Will Result in Automatic Failure of the New Entrant Safety Audit
Violation Guidelines for determining automaticfailure of the safety audit
1. § 382.115(a)382.115(b)—Failing to implement an alcohol and/or controlled substances testing program (domestic and foreign motor carriers, respectively) Single occurrence.
2. § 382.201—Using a driver known to have an alcohol content of 0.04 or greater to perform a safety-sensitive function Single occurrence.
3. § 382.211—Using a driver who has refused to submit to an alcohol or controlled substances test required under part 382 Single occurrence.
4. § 382.215—Using a driver known to have tested positive for a controlled substance Single occurrence.
5. § 382.305—Failing to implement a random controlled substances and/or alcohol testing program Single occurrence.
6. § 383.3(a)383.23(a)—Knowingly using a driver who does not possess a valid CDL Single occurrence.
7. § 383.37(b)-Knowingly allowing, requiring, permitting, or authorizing an employee to operate a commercial motor vehicle with a commercial learner's permit or commercial driver's license which is disqualified by a State, has lost the right to operate a CMV in a State or who is disqualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle Single occurrence.
8. § 383.51(a)—Knowingly allowing, requiring, permitting, or authorizing a driver to drive who is disqualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle Single occurrence. This violation refers to a driver operating a CMV as defined under § 383.5.
9. § 387.7(a)—Operating a motor vehicle without having in effect the required minimum levels of financial responsibility coverage Single occurrence.
10. § 387.31(a)—Operating a passenger carrying vehicle without having in effect the required minimum levels of financial responsibility Single occurrence.
11. § 391.15(a)—Knowingly using a disqualified driver Single occurrence.
12. § 391.11(b)(4)—Knowingly using a physically unqualified driver Single occurrence. This violation refers to a driver operating a CMV as defined under § 390.5.
13. § 395.8(a)—Failing to require a driver to make a record of duty status Requires a violation threshold (51% or more of examined records) to trigger automatic failure.
14. § 396.9(c)(2)—Requiring or permitting the operation of a commercial motor vehicle declared “out-of-service” before repairs are made Single occurrence.
15. § 396.11(c)—Failing to correct out-of-service defects listed by driver in a driver vehicle inspection report before the vehicle is operated again Single occurrence.
16. § 396.17(a)—Using a commercial motor vehicle not periodically inspected Requires a violation threshold (51% or more of examined records) to trigger automatic failure.
[73 FR 76489, Dec. 16, 2008, as amended at 77 FR 26989, May 8, 2012]

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-01-22; vol. 79 # 14 - Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 3520 - Patterns of Safety Violations by Motor Carrier Management
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective February 21, 2014.
      49 CFR Parts 385 and 386

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 385 after this date.

  • 2014-01-22; vol. 79 # 14 - Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 3520 - Patterns of Safety Violations by Motor Carrier Management
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective February 21, 2014.
      49 CFR Parts 385 and 386