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11.07.01.00.htm 11.07.01.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 07 MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY Chapter 01 Transportation of Hazardous Materials Authority: Transportation Article, §4-205, 21-1403, and 21-1411, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.07.01.01.htm 11.07.01.01. 01 Definitions.. A. The following classes of hazardous materials are defined in the United States Department of Transportation Regulations, 49 CFR 173, which is incorporated by reference:Name of Class or Division. Class Number. Division Number if any). 49 CFR Reference for Definitions. 1) Forbidden materials. None. 2) Forbidden explosives. 3) Explosives (with a mass explosion hazard) (old class A). 1.1. 173.50. 4) Explosives (with a projection hazard) (old class B). 1.2.
11.07.01.02.htm 11.07.01.02. 02 General.. A. The U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations, 49 CFR §171―177, 397, and any revisions, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulations, 10 CFR 73, and any additional federal regulations affecting the transportation of hazardous materials by motor carriers on highways are incorporated by reference into these regulations.B. A vehicle loaded with any hazardous material or a tank vehicle which last contained a hazardous material may not be allowe
11.07.01.03.htm 11.07.01.03. 03 Alternative-Fuel Vehicles.. A. Alternative-fuel vehicles powered by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) liquefied natural gas (LNG) or compressed natural gas (CNG) shall be permitted to use the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel and the Fort McHenry Tunnel, if the:1) Vehicle has a:. a) Dedicated alternative-fuel system installed by the manufacturer of the vehicle, or. b) Fuel system which has been properly converted to an alternative fuel system;.
11.07.01.04.htm 11.07.01.04. 04 Tunnel Restrictions.. A. This regulation does not apply to fuel contained in the fuel system of the transporting vehicle, or in the fuel systems of vehicles and equipment being towed or carried.B. Flames used for heating vehicles or loads shall be extinguished before the vehicle enters any tunnel or its approaches.C. The following classes of hazardous materials are prohibited from being transported through any tunnel or its approaches, as indicated:
11.07.01.05.htm 11.07.01.05. 05 Bridge and Highway Restrictions.. A. Vehicles transporting the following radioactive materials are exempt from the requirements in §B of this regulation:1) Radionuclides for medical, industrial, agricultural, or research purposes;. 2) Natural uranium metal;. 3) Depleted uranium;. 4) Magnesium-thorium alloys in formed shapes (not powdered, and which shall contain not more than 4 percent nominal thorium 232)5) Radium or radon sealed in needles, capsules, or similar platinum-iridium
11.07.01.06.htm 11.07.01.06. 06 Exemptions.. A. A person who desires to transport through an Authority property tunnel a material prohibited by these regulations may apply for an exemption permit. Permits may be granted in the discretion of the Maryland Transportation Authority subject to the following conditions:1) The entity requesting the exemption permit submits written evidence that the proposed cargo poses a minimal risk to the travelling public, Maryland Transportation Authority employees, and the Autho
11.07.01.9999.htm 11.07.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 25, 1980 (7:2 Md. R. 116). Regulation .20B amended effective September 28, 1981 (8:19 Md. R. 1566) ―. Regulations .01―20 repealed and new Regulations .01―06 adopted effective March 24, 1986 (13:6 Md. R. 683)Regulation .01 amended effective February 18, 1991 (18:3 Md. R. 306) June 7, 1993 (20:11 Md. R. 913). Regulation .01B amended effective August 4, 2014 (41:15 Md. R. 891).
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