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Driver vehicle inspection report

Section § 396.11: Driver vehicle inspection report(s).

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Guidance Q&A

Question 11: Which carrier is to be provided the original of the DVIR in a trip lease arrangement?

Guidance: The motor carrier controlling the vehicle during the term of the lease (i.e. the lessee) must be given the original of the DVIR. The controlling motor carrier is also responsible for obtaining and retaining records relating to repairs.

Regulatory Topic: Driver vehicle inspection report
Effective Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997
Issued Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997