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  • § 397.1
    Application of the rules in this part.
  • § 397.5
    Attendance and surveillance of motor vehicles.
  • § 397.7
    Parking.
  • § 397.9
  • § 397.13
    Smoking.

Part 397

Section § 397.13: Smoking.

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Question 1: May a driver of a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) transporting HM, listed in §397.13, smoke while at the controls or in the sleeper berth of the vehicle?

Guidance: No. All persons are prohibited from smoking or carrying lighted smoking materials at any time while on or within 25 feet of such a vehicle. The word "on" includes any time while in the cab, sleeper berth, etc.


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