7410.5160 Commercial Vehicle Equipment Safety Standards


Published: 2015

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7410.5160 COMMERCIAL VEHICLE EQUIPMENT SAFETY STANDARDS.

Commercial motor vehicles:

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A.

must be equipped as required by Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 392.7 or 392.8 or part 393;


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B.

must have proof of a current annual inspection as required by Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 396.17, and, in the case of a commercial vehicle as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 169.781, and registered in Minnesota, must display a current Minnesota inspection decal as required in Minnesota Statutes, section 169.781, subdivision 2;


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C.

must have an operable parking brake, either hydraulic or air supplied, capable of holding the vehicle; and


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D.

if equipped with air brakes, must have operable air brake systems that meet the safety standards specified in subitems (1) through (3):

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(1)

an air loss of no more than three pounds per square inch in a single-unit vehicle, or four pounds per square inch in a combination vehicle, as determined by a one-minute, applied-pressure test;


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(2)

a low-air warning device that activates before pressure drops below 60 pounds per square inch; and


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(3)

an emergency brake system that activates before pressure drops below 20 pounds per square inch.