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Incorporation by Reference; North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria; Hazardous Materials Safety Permits

Final rule.

FMCSA amends its Hazardous Materials Safety Permits regulations to incorporate by reference the updated Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) handbook containing inspection procedures and Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) for inspections of shipments of transuranic waste and highway route controlled quantities of radioactive material. The OOSC provide enforcement personnel nationwide, including FMCSA's State partners, with uniform enforcement tolerances for inspections. Through this rule, FMCSA incorporates by reference the April 1, 2021, edition of the handbook.

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