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S.F. No. 1052 - Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection Reports
 
Author: Senator David J. Tomassoni
 
Prepared By:
 
Date: March 24, 2015



 

Section 1 preserves the requirement that a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver inspect, at the end of the working day, each CMV that the driver operated that day.  However, the section removes the requirement of a written report of the inspection unless a defect or deficiency is discovered by or reported to the driver, or unless the CMV is used to carry passengers.

Section 2  limits the requirement of a pretrip inspection report review and safety verification to the first time a CMV is operated after a daily inspection report is completed, under section 1.

Section 3 clarifies that the only inspection requirement that applies to a driver operating a CMV that is a farm truck that may be operated by a person not holding a commercial driver’s license, is to determine, before operating the farm truck, that the vehicle is in safe driving condition.

All sections are effective the day following final enactment.

 
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