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11.04.11.00.htm 11.04.11.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 04 STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION Chapter 11 Overweight Vehicle Permits for Certain Containerized Cargo Hauling Authority: Transportation Article, §2-103(b) 4-204, 4-205(f) 8-204(b)d) and (i) 24-112, 24-113, and 24-113.1, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.04.11.01.htm 11.04.11.01. 01 Definitions.. A. The following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the State Highway Administration.. 2) "Containerized cargo" means manifested international freight in a sealed, seagoing container that is heading to or egressing the Port of Baltimore.3) "Overweight" means weights that exceed the limits allowed by Transportation Article, Title 24, Annotated Code of Maryland.4) "Unit" means the Hauling Permits Unit located w
11.04.11.02.htm 11.04.11.02. 02 Permits Available.. A person may move an indivisible load of containerized cargo under a containerized cargo permit..
11.04.11.03.htm 11.04.11.03. 03 Determination of an Indivisible Load.. A truck tractor-semitrailer combination of vehicles carrying manifested international freight as the only load of the vehicle in a sealed, seagoing container on a semitrailer is deemed to be carrying an indivisible load if:A. The vehicle does not exceed the following maximum gross vehicle weight or axle weight limits:. 1) 22,400 pounds on a single axle;. 2) 44,000 pounds on 2 consecutive axles at least 4 feet apart; or.
11.04.11.04.htm 11.04.11.04. 04 Routes of Travel.. A containerized cargo permit is valid for travel on all interstate highways in Maryland and the following routes under the jurisdiction of the State or the City of Baltimore only after the Secretary of Transportation has the results of studies and determines that use of permits issued under these regulations will not cause extraordinary damage to the roads and structures on the routes:
11.04.11.05.htm 11.04.11.05. 05 Authority to Issue Permit.. The Unit may issue permits to allow the movement of overweight vehicles hauling an indivisible load of containerized cargo as described in Regulation .03 of this chapter.
11.04.11.06.htm 11.04.11.06. 06 Procedures.. A. To obtain a containerized cargo permit, the applicant shall submit, directly to the Unit, an original signed and completed application on a form and in a manner prescribed by the Unit. The applicant shall allow 5 working days for processing the permit request.B. The Unit may issue a containerized cargo permit that is valid for 1 year.. C. The Unit shall complete all blanks on the face of the containerized cargo permit before issuing the permit directly to the
11.04.11.07.htm 11.04.11.07. 07 Fees.. A permit issued under this chapter may be issued at no cost to the applicant..
11.04.11.08.htm 11.04.11.08. 08 Denial of Permit.. A. The Unit may not issue a containerized cargo permit unless the vehicle has 5 axles or more.. B. A permit may not be issued for more than one container on a truck tractor-semitrailer combination of vehicles.C. For any vehicle exceeding 80,000 pounds gross vehicle weight up to and including the maximum 90,000 pounds gross vehicle weight, the distance measured horizontally between the vertical center lines of the second axle and the last axle shall measur
11.04.11.09.htm 11.04.11.09. 09 Miscellaneous Conditions.. The following conditions apply to every containerized cargo permit:. A. The conditions specified in this regulation apply to every containerized cargo permit.. B. A permit does not authorize a vehicle to travel upon roadways and bridges when the gross vehicle weight exceeds the posted weight restriction.C. The permittee or user shall comply with the vehicle laws of Maryland (except those weight limits from which the permit authorizes departure) and wi
11.04.11.10.htm 11.04.11.10. 10 Suspension.. A. If a permittee has violated these regulations, or the terms of a permit two times within a 6-month period, the Unit may suspend for 30 days the permittee from use of a containerized cargo permit issued and outstanding.B. If a permittee has violated these regulations, or the terms of a permit three times within a 12-month period, the Unit may suspend for 60 days the permittee from use of a containerized cargo permit issued and outstanding.C. If a permittee has vio
11.04.11.11.htm 11.04.11.11. 11 False Statement in Permit Application.. A. If an application for a containerized cargo permit contains a false statement of a material fact, the Unit may deny that permit and any future permits to the permittee.B. Procedures.. 1) If the Unit determines that an application contains a false statement of a material fact, the Unit shall notify the permittee by certified mail of its determination, the status of suspension from future permits, the duration of the suspension as p
11.04.11.12.htm 11.04.11.12. 12 Costs and Damages for which Permittee is Responsible.. A. The permittee is responsible for payment of each of the following items:. 1) All damage that the vehicle causes, either directly or indirectly, to any road surface, bridge, signs, or other structure, whether maintained by the Administration or by another entity;2) The cost of all correspondence, whether telephonic or written, made in connection with the permit;3) Any additional expense incurred by the Administ
11.04.11.9999.htm 11.04.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―12 adopted as emergency provision effective September 24, 1986 (13:21 Md. R. 2312) adopted permanently effective December 15, 1986 (13:25 Md. R. 2662)Regulation .04 amended as emergency provision effective December 15, 1987 (15:1 Md. R. 16) emergency status extended to April 18, 1988 (15:9 Md. R. 1107) adopted permanently effective April 18, 1988 (15:8 Md. R. 1015)Regulation .04Q amended as emergency provision eff
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