FMCSA amends Hazardous Materials Safety Permits rules

Updated to include current out-of-service criteria

Posted June 21, 2016

On June 17, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule that amends its Hazardous Materials Safety Permits rules to update the current incorporation by reference of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) “North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria and Level VI Inspection Procedures and Out-of-Service Criteria for Commercial Highway Vehicles Transporting Transuranics and Highway Route Controlled Quantities of Radioactive Materials as defined in 49 CFR part 173.403.”

Currently the rules reference the April 1, 2015, edition of the out-of-service criteria. Through this final rule, which is effective June 17, 2016, the FMCSA incorporates the April 1, 2016, edition.


Hazardous Materials Regulations GuideJ. J. Keller's Hazardous Materials Regulations Guide provides quick access to up-to-date DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations, including §172.101 Hazardous Materials Table and amendments from HM-233B, HM-145O, HM-218F, HM-244D, and HM-215K.


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