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Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports

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

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Guidance Q&A

Question 2: Does § 396.11 require that the power unit and the trailer be inspected?

Guidance: Yes. A driver must be satisfied that both the power unit and the trailer are in safe operating condition before operating the combination.

Regulatory Topic: Driver vehicle inspection reports
Published Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997
Issued Date: Friday, April 4, 1997