Guidance: Part applies to motor carriers that transport HM in interstate commerce in types and quantities requiring marking or placarding under 49 CFR Interstate motor carriers transporting HM, in interstate or intrastate commerce, must comply with the designations and restrictions established by the routing agencies. Question 2: Is the interstate transportation of anhydrous ammonia, in nurse tanks, subject to part ? Guidance: Guidance: The requirements of part do not apply to the direct application of ammonia to fields from nurse tanks. However, part does apply to the transportation of nurse tanks on public highways, when performed by interstate motor carriers.

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Question 2: Must a driver of a motor vehicle transporting HM, other than Division 1. Guidance: No. Guidance: Yes. However, the fuel stop operator must be able to perform the required functions. Guidance: The selection of safe havens is a decision of the "competent government authorities" having jurisdiction over the area. A truck stop may be considered a safe haven if it is so designated by local or State governmental authorities.

Question 5: Section Is there a national list of approved safe havens available to the public? Guidance: The FHWA believes the safe haven concept is becoming increasingly obsolete due to readily available alternatives for providing "attendance at all times" for vehicles laden with explosives.

The FHWA is aware of two documents that may be used as resources for establishing approval criteria for safe havens. The second document, Recommended National Criteria for the Establishment and Operation of Safe Havens , contains recommended national uniform criteria for approval of safe havens and an inventory of all State-approved safe havens in existence at the time of the report. These two documents may be used both as resources for establishing guidelines for safe haven design and construction, and as source documents for finding other materials that may be used toward the same purpose.

These two documents are available to the public through the U. Guidance: The purpose of the attendance requirement is to ensure that motor vehicles containing hazardous materials are attended at all times and that, in the event of an emergency involving the motor vehicle, the attendant is able to respond immediately. Interpretations Browser. Below are the available interpretations for the given section.

To return to the list of parts, use the Parts link above. The menu to the left provides a full list of sections that have interpretations. To view interpretations for a different section, click on the menu item. The regulations text of the section can be found on the eCFR website. To view the regulations text, use the link below. Webmaster dot.

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