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20.95.03.00.htm 20.95.03.00. Title 20 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Subtitle 95 TRANSPORTATION Chapter 03 Bulk Carriers of Flammable or Combustible Liquids Authority: Public Utilities Article, §2-113, 2-121, and 6-202―6-207, Annotated Code of Maryland
20.95.03.01.htm 20.95.03.01. 01 Authority.. The Public Utilities Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, provides that the Commission shall have the power to make such reasonable regulations as it deems necessary to carry out the provisions of this law and any other law relating to the Commission.
20.95.03.02.htm 20.95.03.02. 02 Applicability.. These regulations apply Statewide to all carriers performing intrastate operations for hire..
20.95.03.03.htm 20.95.03.03. 03 Saving Clause.. The formulation of these regulations does not preclude the Commission from altering or amending them in whole or in part, or from requiring any other additional service, equipment, facility, or standard, either upon complaint or upon its own motion, or upon the application of a carrier. Furthermore, these standards do not relieve any carrier from any of its duties under any orders of the Public Service Commission which are not in conflict with th
20.95.03.04.htm 20.95.03.04. 04 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, unless the language or context indicates that a different meaning is intended, the followingterms shall have the meanings indicated.B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Carrier" means the holder of a permit.. 2) "Carriers of flammables" means any motor vehicle:. a) Common carrier which transports in bulk, in tank vehicles, any liquid which will give off flammable vapors at or below 300°F, or any liquid which, when mixed with wood, sawdust, rags or similar org
20.95.03.05.htm 20.95.03.05. 05 Test for Flash Point.. Tagliabue's Open Cup Tester is recognized as the measuring method in determining inflammable or combustible liquids which give off inflammable vapors at or below 300°F.
20.95.03.06.htm 20.95.03.06. 06 Permit Requirements.. A. A tank vehicle may not be used in the public intrastate transportation of flammables for hire over the improved streets or roads of this State, or any political subdivision of it, without a permit from the Commission to the owner.B. A permit (certificate) shall be required for a motor carrier when engaged in the carriage of flammables in bulk, within the scope of the definitions as provided by law. Permits shall be of two classes:
20.95.03.07.htm 20.95.03.07. 07 Filing and Posting of Tariffs.. Every carrier of inflammable or combustible liquids, in bulk, in tank vehicles, and for compensation, as defined in these regulations, shall file with the Commission a tariff schedule of its rates and charges. Copies of the schedules shall be plainly printed, shall be open to public inspection, and shall be posted in such manner as to be readily accessible to and conveniently inspected by the public, as may be ordered by the Commission. The sched
20.95.03.08.htm 20.95.03.08. 08 Permits.. A. Application for Permits. All original applications for permits shall be made upon forms provided by the Commission, and shall be signed by the applicant. At the time of making the application, the applicant shall be given a copy of these regulations and shall certify in his application that he agrees to comply with them.B. Form of Permit. The permits shall be in such form as from time to time may be prescribed by the Commission, but in all ins
20.95.03.09.htm 20.95.03.09. 09 Vehicles.. A. Identification of Vehicles. Every carrier operating one or more tank vehicles under permit of this Commission shall have its name or identification appear conspicuously upon the power unit of each vehicle. The permit number assigned by the Commission shall also appear prominently displayed upon each power unit. Tank vehicles transporting inflammable or combustible liquids having a flash point of 80 degrees or less shall be conspicuously or leg
20.95.03.10.htm 20.95.03.10. 10 Operators.. A. Qualification of Operation. A tank vehicle may not be driven by a person who:. 1) Is addicted to the use of narcotics or intoxicating liquor;. 2) Is not of good moral character;. 3) Is mentally deficient or physically defective to such an extent as to impair his ability to properly, conveniently, and efficiently operate the vehicle;4) Is not experienced in operating motor vehicles and fully competent to operate a tank vehicle; or. 5) Has not obtained an op
20.95.03.11.htm 20.95.03.11. 11 Insurance or Bond.. A. Requirements. A motor vehicle transporting flammable or combustible liquids in bulk for which a permit is necessary may not be operated unless the carrier maintains a liability policy or a bond for that motor vehicle.B. Liability Insurance.. 1) If a carrier elects liability insurance coverage, the minimum insurance required for each tank vehicle is $1,000,000 combined single limit for each accident.
20.95.03.12.htm 20.95.03.12. 12 Uniform System of Accounts.. A. The Commission adopts, effective January 1, 1963, the Uniform System of Accounts published by the Interstate Commerce Commission applicable to common and contract motor carriers of property as its uniform system of accounts for carriers of flammables. As may be necessary, the Commission will supplement these regulations so that proper accounting records will be maintained to provide the necessary accounts and data to calculate the operating ra
20.95.03.13.htm 20.95.03.13. 13 Violations and Penalties.. A. Violations.. 1) An owner of a motor vehicle who neglectfully and with prior knowledge causes or permits the violation of Public Utilities Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, or this chapter, may be guilty of a violation and subject to a civil penalty under this regulation as fully as though the owner was operating the motor vehicle personally at the time.2) In the case of a corporation, an officer, agent, or employee who violate
20.95.03.9999.htm 20.95.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 5, 1954 (Order No. 50880). Regulations .01―11 amended effective March 1, 1963 (Order No. 55089). Regulation .11 amended effective April 15, 1991 (18:7 Md. R. 775) December 9, 1991 (18:24 Md. R. 2646)Regulation .12 adopted effective May 24, 1962 (Order No. 54910). Regulation .13 adopted effective January 20, 1992 (19:1 Md. R. 35). Regulation .13B amended and C adopted effective December 19, 1994 (21:25 Md. R. 2110).
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