11.19.04.07

.07 School Vehicles Over 12 Years Old.

A. A school vehicle over 12 model or calendar years old, after initial registrations:

(1) Shall, at the end of the 12th year, have:

(a) For a Type I or Type II school vehicle, an Inspection certification or a Type A inspection performed by an Inspection Mechanic at a licensed State inspection station or a school vehicle inspection station that is certified by the Administration; or

(b) For a head start vehicle, a head start vehicle inspection completed by an inspection mechanic at an authorized Maryland State Inspection facility; and

(2) Is subject to the following annual inspection requirements:

(a) For a Type I or II school vehicle:

(i) One Inspection certification or a Type A inspection conducted by an Inspection Mechanic at a licensed State inspection station or a school vehicle inspection station that is certified by the Administration;

(ii) One Type B inspection conducted by an MVA compliance agent; and

(iii) One Type B inspection conducted by the owner or the owner’s authorized representative: or

(b) For a head start school vehicle:

(i) One head start vehicle inspection completed by an inspection mechanic at an authorized Maryland State Inspection facility;

(ii) One Type B inspection conducted by an MVA compliance agent; and

(iii) One Type B inspection conducted by the owner or the owner’s authorized representative.

B. The Type B inspection conducted by the owner or the owner’s representative under §A(2)(a)(iii) or §A(2)(b)(iii) of this regulation shall be conducted and certified as specified in Regulation .03 of this chapter.

C. When a Type B inspection is conducted by a MVA compliance agent under §A(2)(a)(ii) or §A(2)(b)(ii) of this regulation:

(1) The vehicle owner shall provide all the equipment and tools necessary to conduct an inspection;

(2) The vehicle owner's mechanic shall assist the MVA compliance agent and shall raise the vehicle for performing the inspection; and

(3) The results of each Type B inspection shall be recorded by the MVA compliance agent and witnessed by the owner or his authorized agent.