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 with all the conditions of the permit and these regulations.

D. A permit vehicle may not be operated at speeds greater than 50 miles per hour.

E. Failure to Comply.

(1) Failure to comply with permit conditions or these regulations shall:

(a) Void the permit and subject the permittee or user to the full assessment of fines under Transportation Article, §27-105, Annotated Code of Maryland, as if the permit were not issued;

(b) Cause the permit to be subject to immediate revocation and confiscation by any officer or authorized civilian employee of the Maryland State Police, any officer of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, or any other police officer; and

(c) Cause the load subject to reduction in compliance with Transportation Article, Title 24, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(2) If an officer confiscates a permit, the officer shall immediately notify the Unit and return the permit to the Unit after it has been used as evidence in any law enforcement proceedings.

F. The permittee or user shall present the permit for inspection, upon request, to an officer or authorized civilian employee of the Maryland State Police, an officer of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, or any other police officer; and the permit shall be open to inspection by a State, county, municipal, or other public official and to a person involved in an accident in which the vehicle was involved.