4901:2-5-03 Applicability of safety standards to lightweight vehicles.

When a motor carrier operates a vehicle under authority of the public utilities commission of Ohio pursuant to section 4921.07 or 4923.04 of the Revised Code, and that vehicle is not subject to the provisions of rule 4901:2-5-02 of the Administrative Code, the motor carrier shall:

(A) Comply with the standards for equipment and loads set forth in sections 4513.021 to 4513.17 and 4513.19 to 4513.32 of the Revised Code.

(B) Be licensed to operate a motor vehicle as required by section 4507.02 of the Revised Code.

(C) Comply with standards identical to those concerning the operation of motor vehicles set forth in 49 C.F.R. 392.3 to 49 C.F.R. 392.5 as effective on the date referenced in paragraph (G) of rule 4901:2-5-02 of the Administrative Code.

(D) Provided that the vehicle is designed and utilized for the transportation of passengers, comply with all hours of service and recordkeeping requirements of 49 C.F.R. 395 as effective on the date referenced in paragraph (G) of rule 4901:2-5-02 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 06/06/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/17/2011 and 11/30/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4905.04 , 4921.04, 4923.03
Rule Amplifies: 4921.04, 4923.03, 4923.20
Prior Effective Dates: 1/20/63, 12/25/87, 11/18/93, 9/17/06