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

(A) No motor carrier, excepted carrier, or hazardous materials transporter shall fail to submit to an inspection conducted by authorized personnel pursuant to rule 4901:2-5-13 of the Administrative Code, nor shall any motor carrier, excepted carrier, or hazardous materials transporter deviate from its route for the purpose of circumventing or evading an inspection.

(B) The driver of any motor vehicle receiving an inspection report shall deliver it to the motor carrier, excepted carrier, or hazardous materials transporter 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, excepted carrier, or hazardous materials transporter operating the vehicle within twenty-four hours, the driver shall immediately mail or electronically transmit the report to the motor carrier, excepted carrier, or hazardous materials transporter.

(C) Each motor carrier, excepted carrier, or hazardous materials transporter shall examine the inspection report and ensure that any violations or defects noted on the report are corrected prior to the motor vehicle's next dispatch. The motor carrier, excepted carrier, or hazardous materials transporter shall, within fifteen days following the inspection, certify that all violations noted have been corrected by completing the appropriate portion of the inspection form and returning it to the address indicated on the inspection report, or by certifying it electronically. No person shall falsely certify that violations have been corrected.

Replaces: 4901:2-5-11

Effective: 10/30/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/07/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4923.04
Rule Amplifies: 4923.04 , 4923.06
Prior Effective Dates: 1/20/63, 8/25/77, 3/19/87, 10/28/90, 9/17/06