49 CFR 393.68 - Compressed natural gas fuel containers.

§ 393.68 Compressed natural gas fuel containers.

(a)Applicability. The rules in this section apply to compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel containers used for supplying fuel for the operation of commercial motor vehicles or for the operation of auxiliary equipment installed on, or used in connection with commercial motor vehicles.

(b)CNG containers manufactured on or after March 26, 1995. Any motor vehicle manufactured on or after March 26, 1995, and equipped with a CNG fuel tank must meet the CNG container requirements of FMVSS No. 304 ( 49 CFR 571.304) in effect at the time of manufacture of the vehicle.

(c)Labeling. Each CNG fuel container shall be permanently labeled in accordance with the requirements of FMVSS No. 304, S7.4.

[ 70 FR 48053, Aug. 15, 2005]

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Title 49 published on 09-May-2017 04:41

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 393 after this date.

  • 2016-11-07; vol. 81 # 215 - Monday, November 7, 2016
    1. 81 FR 78103 - Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation; Speed Limiting Devices
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
      Extension of comment period.
      Written comments must be received by December 7, 2016.
      49 CFR Part 571