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11.19.08.00.htm 11.19.08.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 19 MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION ― SCHOOL VEHICLES Chapter 08 Certified School Vehicle Inspection Facilities for Vehicles 12 Years Old or Older Authority: Transportation Article, §12-104(b) and 25-110, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.19.08.01.htm 11.19.08.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Motor Vehicle Administration.. 2) "Certification" means a statement made under penalty of perjury, on a form provided by the Administration, which is evidence that a school bus complies with the standards established by the Administration.3) "Certified facility" means a facility which has been certified by the Administration to perform i
11.19.08.02.htm 11.19.08.02. 02 Scope of Duties.. A. A certified facility may conduct a Type A or Type B inspection of a school bus.. B. A certified facility may not conduct an inspection of its own school vehicles.. C. A certified facility may not conduct an inspection of buses owned by members of the owner of the certified facility's immediate family.
11.19.08.03.htm 11.19.08.03. 03 Certifying Requirements for a Facility.. Before the Administration certifies a school bus inspection station to conduct inspections of school vehicles, the owner of the facility shall submit a written request for certification and the facility shall be inspected by the Administration before the issuance of certification.
11.19.08.04.htm 11.19.08.04. 04 Certification of Inspectors.. A. An applicant seeking certification to conduct inspections in a certified facility shall submit an application to the Administration on a form required by the Administration.B. The application shall indicate the background of the applicant, including the education and experience of the applicant.C. An applicant shall:. 1) Provide evidence of a minimum of 2 years experience in vehicle mechanics;. 2) Pass the written test for inspector of school v
11.19.08.05.htm 11.19.08.05. 05 Facility Requirements.. A. A certified facility shall:. 1) Have a garage with a concrete floor and a minimum dimension of 15 feet wide and 45 feet long; and. 2) Be equipped with:. a) A wheel dolly for removing wheels from a bus,. b) A minimum of four heavy-duty jack stands and one 12-ton hydraulic jack or air jack, and. c) The proper tools for removing wheels, drums, and rotors from the bus, including drum and disc micrometers.B. A certified facility's inspection area shall be
11.19.08.06.htm 11.19.08.06. 06 Responsibilities of Owner.. A. An owner of a certified facility is responsible for the activities of certified inspectors and other persons employed by the certified facility.B. A certified inspector may conduct inspections of school buses only at the station which employs the certified inspector.
11.19.08.07.htm 11.19.08.07. 07 Responsibilities of Certified Facilities.. A. A certified facility shall:. 1) Maintain the following records for all school buses inspected:. a) Owner's name, address, telephone number,. b) Year and make of bus, including make of body,. c) VIN number,. d) Bus number,. e) Tag number, and. f) Odometer reading;. 2) Permit only certified inspectors to perform inspections and sign certifications;. 3) Notify the Administration if any changes to the inspection area have been made;.
11.19.08.08.htm 11.19.08.08. 08 Causes for Revocation of Certification.. A certification may be suspended or revoked if:. A. The owner of the certified facility or a certified inspector or other individual employed by the owner of a certified facility fails to comply with any requirements of this chapter or COMAR 11.19.04;B. An applicant for certification misrepresents any material fact in an application submitted to the Administration;C. The owner of the certified facility or a certified inspector misrepresen
11.19.08.9999.htm 11.19.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: March 14, 1994 (21:5 Md. R. 404).
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