Title 72 - Transportation Code - Chapter 9 - Motor Carrier Safety Act - Part 6 - Tow Truck Provisions - Section 601 - Tow truck motor carrier requirements -- Authorized towing certificates.


Published: 2017-07-01

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Effective 7/1/2017 72-9-601 Tow truck motor carrier requirements -- Authorized towing certificates. (1) In addition to the requirements of this chapter, a tow truck motor carrier shall:

(a) ensure that all the tow truck motor carrier's tow truck operators are properly: (i) trained to operate tow truck equipment; (ii) licensed, as required under Title 53, Chapter 3, Uniform Driver License Act; and (iii) complying with the requirements under Sections 41-6a-1406 and 72-9-603;

(b) ensure that all the tow truck motor carrier's tow truck operators: (i) have cleared the criminal background check required in Subsections 72-9-602(2) and (3);

and (ii) obtain and maintain a valid medical examiner's certificate under 49 C.F.R. Sec. 391.45; and

(c) obtain and display a current authorized towing certificate for the tow truck motor carrier, and each tow truck and tow truck operator, as required under Section 72-9-602.

(2) A tow truck motor carrier may only perform a towing service described in Section 41-6a-1406, 41-6a-1407, or 72-9-603, with a tow truck and tow truck operator that has a current authorized towing certificate under this part.

Amended by Chapter 298, 2017 General Session