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11.15.27.00.htm 11.15.27. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 15 MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION ― VEHICLE REGISTRATION Chapter 27 Four or More Axle Dump Service Vehicles Authority: Transportation Article, §12-104(b) and 13-919, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.15.27.01.htm 11.15.27.01. 01 Scope and Application.. A. Operating Requirements. This chapter establishes the:. 1) Operating requirements for a vehicle with four or more axles, one of which shall be a lift axle, operating with a dump service registration at a maximum 70,000 pound gross vehicle weight (GVW) and2) Requirements for the lift axle to be used on this vehicle.. B. A new manufactured or modified vehicle subject to these regulations shall meet or exceed all applicable federal Motor Vehi
11.15.27.02.htm 11.15.27.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Authorized dealer" means a Maryland dealer licensed as a truck inspection station.. 2) "Dump service registration" means registration of a vehicle under the provisions of Transportation Article, §13-919, Annotated Code of Maryland.3) “Gross vehicle weight (GVW) means the total vehicle weight, including load, as designated by the vehicle manufacturer.4) "Lift axle" means a va
11.15.27.03.htm 11.15.27.03. 03 Incorporation by Reference.. In this chapter, 49 CFR 393, 567, and 568 (1993) are incorporated by reference..
11.15.27.04.htm 11.15.27.04. 04 Three-Axle Vehicles ― Repealed..
11.15.27.05.htm 11.15.27.05. 05 Lift Axle and Vehicle Design Requirements.. A. New Vehicle.. 1) The lift axle installed on a vehicle shall have a manufacturer's, second-stage manufacturer's, or authorized dealer's certification to carry a minimum axle load of 13,500 pounds, with a maximum tolerance of minus 1,500 pounds, or higher if the load imposed by design is greater.2) The lift axle shall be designed to ensure sufficient air pressure which will maintain a minimum axle load capacity of 13,5
11.15.27.06.htm 11.15.27.06. 06 Certification.. A. Certification of compliance with Regulation .05 of this chapter shall be:. 1) Documented on letterhead stationery by the manufacturer, second-stage manufacturer, or authorized dealer and shall include, in addition to information required by 49 CFR 567.4 and 567.5:a) The lift axle air pressure in pounds per square inch for an axle load of 12,000 pounds when the vehicle is evenly loaded between 65,000 and 70,000 pounds GVW, and
11.15.27.07.htm 11.15.27.07. 07 Vehicle Operation.. A. The lift axle shall be fully engaged by a dump service vehicle, which is registered for 70,000 pounds, when operating with a GVW above 55,000 pounds.B. Lift Axle Loading Requirements.. 1) When fully engaged in accordance with §A of this regulation, the lift axle shall have certified air pressure to assure the minimum load of 13,500 pounds with a maximum tolerance of minus 1,500 pounds for an evenly loaded vehicle with a GVW of 70,02) A vehicle operating wi
11.15.27.08.htm 11.15.27.08. 08 Enforcement.. A. A dump service registration vehicle registered for 70,000 pounds GVW, traveling with a GVW over 55,000 pounds without the lift axle being fully engaged shall be in violation of Maryland law and subject to a recommended fine of $500.B. A dump service registration vehicle that is operating over 55,000 pounds GVW and displaying the proper reading on the air pressure gauge in accordance with the provisions of Regulation .06A of this chapter, but found to ha
11.15.27.9999.htm 11.15.27. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―08 adopted as an emergency provision effective January 1, 1995 (22:2 Md. R. 74) emergency status extended to August 29, 1995 (22:9 Md. R. 643)Regulation .01 amended effective July 30, 2018 (45:15 Md. R. 725). Regulation .02B amended effective July 30, 2018 (45:15 Md. R. 725). Regulation .04 repealed effective July 30, 2018 (45:15 Md. R. 725). Regulation .07A, B amended effective July 30, 2018 (45:15 Md. R. 725).
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