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Chapter 9Motor Carrier Safety Act (Download: PDF | RTF | WordPerfect)
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Section 101 Title.
Section 102 Definitions.
Section 103 Rulemaking -- Motor vehicle liability coverage for certain motor carriers -- Adjudicative proceedings.
Section 104 Motor carriers to operate under chapter.
Section 105 Information lettered on vehicle -- Exceptions.
Section 106 Exemption for public utilities from regulations establishing hours of service.
Section 107 Medical exemptions for farm vehicle operators.
Section 201 Motor Carrier Advisory Board created -- Appointment -- Terms -- Meetings -- Per diem and expenses -- Duties.
Section 301 Duties -- Enforcement -- Federal safety regulations -- Audits -- Rights of entry for audits.
Section 302 Interstate agreements.
Section 303 Cease and desist orders -- Registration sanctions.
Section 401 Liability of motor carriers for loss or damage to freight.
Section 402 Limitation of time for presenting claims and bringing suit.
Section 403 Contribution between connecting motor carriers.
Section 404 Bills of lading -- Form.
Section 501 Construction, operation, and maintenance of ports-of-entry by the department -- Function of ports-of-entry -- Checking and citation powers of port-of-entry agents.
Section 502 Motor vehicles to stop at ports-of-entry -- Signs -- Exceptions -- Rulemaking -- By-pass permits.
Section 503 Authority to enter agreement with other states for joint port-of-entry operation.
Section 601 Tow truck motor carrier requirements -- Authorized towing certificates.
Section 602 Towing inspections, investigations, and certification -- Equipment requirements -- Consumer information.
Section 603 Towing notice requirements -- Cost responsibilities -- Abandoned vehicle title restrictions -- Rules for maximum rates and certification.
Section 604 Regulatory powers of local authorities -- Tow trucks.
Section 605 Exception from part.
Section 701 Penalty for unlawful conduct.
Section 702 Existing rights of action unaffected -- Penalties cumulative.
Section 703 Civil penalties for violations -- Compromise.
Section 704 Assignment of administrative law judge.
Section 705 Disposition of fees and civil fines.
Section 706 Motor carrier fee for certain vehicles -- Collection.
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