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Question 1: Can a violation-free CVSA Level I or Level V inspection be used to satisfy the periodic inspection requirements of § 396.17?

Section § 396.23: Equivalent to periodic inspection.

Guidance Q&A

Question 1: Can a violation-free CVSA Level I or Level V inspection be used to satisfy the periodic inspection requirements of § 396.17?

Guidance: No, a CVSA Level I or Level V inspection is not equivalent to the Federal periodic inspection requirements. 

Regulatory Topic: Does CVSA Level I or V inspection satisfy the periodic inspection requirement?
Published Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997
Issued Date: Friday, April 4, 1997