49 CFR 396.1 - Scope.

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§ 396.1 Scope.

(a) Every motor carrier, its officers, drivers, agents, representatives, and employees directly concerned with the inspection or maintenance of commercial motor vehicles must be knowledgeable of and comply with the rules of this part.

(b) Every intermodal equipment provider, its officers, agents, representatives, and employees directly concerned with the inspection or maintenance of intermodal equipment interchanged or offered for interchange to motor carriers must be knowledgeable of and comply with the rules of this part.

(c) This part does not apply to “covered farm vehicles,” as defined in 49 CFR 390.5, or to the drivers of such vehicles.

(d) The rules in this part do not apply to “pipeline welding trucks” as defined in 49 CFR 390.38(b).

[ 73 FR 76823, Dec. 17, 2008, as amended at 78 FR 16195, Mar. 14, 2013; 81 FR 47722, July 22, 2016]

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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 396 after this date.

  • 2017-04-17; vol. 82 # 72 - Monday, April 17, 2017
    1. 82 FR 18096 - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations: Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles; Public Listening Session
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
      Announcement of public listening session.
      The listening session will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., e.t. Comments will be accepted from in-person participants as well as comments submitted via the Internet. If all interested participants have had an opportunity to comment, the session may conclude early. Public Comments: Comments on this notice must be received on or before July 17, 2017.
      49 CFR Parts 383, 391, 392, 395 and 396