4901:2-5-11 Inspection of vehicles; reports.

(A) No motor carrier shall knowingly, recklessly or negligently fail to submit to a vehicle inspection conducted by commission employees, nor shall any motor carrier deviate from its route for the purpose of circumventing or evading a motor vehicle inspection by commission employees.

(B) The driver of any motor vehicle receiving an inspection report shall deliver it to the motor carrier operating the motor vehicle within twenty-four hours. If the driver is not scheduled to arrive at a terminal or facility of the motor carrier operating the vehicle within twenty-four hours, the driver shall immediately mail the report to the motor carrier.

(C) Each motor carrier shall examine each report of an inspection of any motor vehicle operated by the motor carrier, and shall correct any violations or defects noted within fifteen days following the inspection. Within fifteen days following the inspection, the motor carrier shall certify that all violations noted have been corrected by completing the appropriate portion of the inspection form and returning it to the enforcement section of the commission's transportation department. No motor carrier shall falsely certify that repairs have been completed.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/17/2011 and 11/30/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4919.79 , 4921.04, 4923.03, 4923.20
Rule Amplifies: 4919.79 , 4921.04, 4923.03, 4923.20
Prior Effective Dates: 1/20/63, 8/25/77, 3/19/87, 10/28/90