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  • § 396.1
    Scope.
  • § 396.3
    Inspection, repair, and maintenance.
  • § 396.5
    Lubrication.
  • § 396.7
    Unsafe operations forbidden.
  • § 396.9
    Inspection of motor vehicles and intermodal equipment in operation.
  • § 396.11
    Driver vehicle inspection report(s).
  • § 396.12
    Procedures for intermodal equipment providers to accept reports required by § 390.42(b) of this chapter.
  • § 396.13
    Driver inspection.
  • § 396.15
    Driveaway-towaway operations and inspections.
  • § 396.17
    Periodic inspection.
  • § 396.19
    Inspector qualifications.
  • § 396.21
    Periodic inspection recordkeeping requirements.
  • § 396.23
    Equivalent to periodic inspection.
  • § 396.25
    Qualifications of brake inspectors.

Part 396
INSPECTION, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE

§ 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.

Citation: [73 FR 76823, Dec. 17, 2008, as amended at 78 FR 16195, Mar. 14, 2013]

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