.01 Applicability.

The standards, requirements, and procedures set forth in this chapter are applicable to equipment originally installed by the manufacturer or required by federal or State requirement on trucks (over 10,000 pounds GVWR), multipurpose passenger vehicles having a chassis rating greater than 10,000 pounds, truck tractors, commercial buses, and type I school vehicles. Any questions regarding these standards or specifications shall be referred to the Automotive Safety Enforcement Division of the Maryland State Police. Any person constructing or reconstructing a vehicle shall assure the vehicle meets or exceeds all applicable federal and State safety standards.