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Hazardous Materials: Formal Interpretation of Regulations (click to download)
Federal Register Date: June 4, 1998 , Volume 63, Number 107, Pages: 30411-30412
Action: Formal interpretation of regulations.
Agency: Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA), DOT. , 49 CFR Parts 107, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 175, 177
Description: This document publishes a formal interpretation of the Hazardous Materials
Regulations (HMR) concerning the responsibilities of a carrier when accepting
hazardous materials for transportation in commerce. This interpretation is being
published in order to facilitate better public understanding and awareness of the HMR.
EFFECTIVE DATE: June 4, 1998
Contacts at RSPA
|Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST)||Maritime Administration (MARAD)|
|Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)||National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)|
|Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)||Office of the Inspector General (OIG)|
|Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)||Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA)|
|Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)||Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC)|
|Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)||Surface Transportation Board (STB)|