7455.0100 Definitions


Published: 2015

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7455.0100 DEFINITIONS.


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Scope.

The terms used in this chapter have the meanings given them in this part.


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Certified licensed peace officer.

"Certified licensed peace officer" means a law enforcement officer licensed under Minnesota Statutes, sections 626.84 to 626.863, who holds a certificate under Minnesota Statutes, section 299D.085, and may operate an authorized emergency vehicle and direct and control traffic and require traffic to yield to an overdimensional load.


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Certified pilot/escort driver (CPED).

"Certified pilot/escort driver (CPED)" means an individual who holds a certificate under Minnesota Statutes, section 299D.085, authorized to control and direct traffic as a flagger during the movement of an overdimensional load following the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) standards as defined by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Minnesota Statutes, section 169.06, subdivision 4.


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Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.


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Department.

"Department" means the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.


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Flagger.

"Flagger" means a person who actively controls the flow of vehicular traffic into, through, or into and through a temporary traffic control zone using hand-signaling devices or an automated flagger assistance device (AFAD).


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Minnesota Department of Transportation's Minnesota Flagging Handbook.

"Minnesota Department of Transportation's Minnesota Flagging Handbook" means the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Minnesota Flagging Handbook which is part of the Minnesota Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, authored and published by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, February 2011, and is incorporated by reference. This handbook is reviewed and updated every four years or when a change is made to the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, or changes in statutes and is available to the public for viewing and free downloading at http://www.dot.state.mn.us/trafficeng/publ/mutcd/index.html.


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MUTCD.

"MUTCD" means the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, authored and published by the Federal Highway Administration, December 2009, and is incorporated by reference. This MUTCD is updated approximately every five to six years and is available to the public for viewing and free downloading at http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/kno_2009r1r2.htm.


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Overdimensional load.

"Overdimensional load" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 299D.085, subdivision 1.


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Pilot/Escort Training Manual - Best Practices Guidelines.

"Pilot/Escort Training Manual - Best Practices Guidelines" means the Pilot/Escort Training Manual - Best Practices Guidelines as endorsed by the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), authored and published cooperatively by the SC&RA, FHWA, and CVSA, October 2004, and is incorporated by reference. This manual is subject to change and is available to the public for viewing and free downloading at http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight/documents/pilotcar_bpguideline/index.htm.


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Section.

"Section" means the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section of the Minnesota State Patrol.


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Tillerman/steerman.

"Tillerman/steerman" means a person that has the designated responsibility and duty of controlling the steering of the rear axles of a commercial vehicle using a wired or wireless remote control device while the commercial vehicle is operating on any public highway.