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Motor Vehicle Safety
This section highlights OSHA standards, letters of interpretation (official interpretation of the standards), and other federal standards related to motor vehicle safety.
Agriculture (29 CFR 1928)
- 1928 Subpart C, Employee operating instruction
- 1928.51, Roll-over protective structures (ROPS) for tractors used in agricultural operations.
Marine Terminals (29 CFR 1917)
Letters of Interpretation
- Cross-view back-up mirrors on delivery trucks. (January 24, 1997).
- Passenger seat belts not required on school buses. (January 19, 1994).
- Review of Policy on Section 4 (b) (1) of the Department of Transportation's (DOT) Motor Carrier Safety Act. (July 10, 1989).
Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
- 29 CFR Part 500 Subpart D, Motor Vehicle Safety and Insurance for Transportation of Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers, Housing Safety and Health for Migrant Workers, Volume: 3, (July 1, 2012). The following are topics related to vehicle safety:
- 500.100, Vehicle safety obligations. Motor Vehicle Safety
- 500.101, Promulgation and adoption of vehicle standards
- 500.102, Applicability of vehicle safety standards
- 500.103, Activities not subject to vehicle safety standards
- 500.104, Department of Labor standards for passenger automobiles and station wagons and transportation of seventy-five miles or less
- 500.105, DOT standards adopted by the Secretary
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)