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52 Pa. Code § 31.125. Obtaining weight tickets.

§ 31.125. Obtaining weight tickets.

 The carrier shall cause every shipment of household goods in use for distances over 40 miles to be weighed by a public weighmaster. Weight tickets evidencing gross and tare weights shall be obtained from the public weighmaster, which the driver shall identify by recording thereon the bill of lading number of the shipment. True copies of the weight tickets shall be attached to the receipt or bill of lading accompanying the shipment and retained in the carrier’s file. True copies of the weight tickets shall also be furnished to the shipper upon request. Under circumstances when a public weighmaster is not available to the mover at origin or at a point within a radius of 10 miles thereof, a constructive weight based on 7 pounds per cubic foot of properly loaded van space may be used. When constructive weight is used, the mover shall designate same on the bill of lading. Weight tickets shall be maintained by the carrier for 2 years from the date of the move.


   The provisions of this §  31.125 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 1102, 1103, 1501, 1502, 1504, 1506, 1508 and Chapters 23 and 25.


   The provisions of this §  31.125 adopted September 14, 1973, effective September 15, 1973, 3 Pa.B. 2064; amended August 4, 2006, effective August 5, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 4181. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (241260) to (241261).

Cross References

   This section cited in §  31.126 (relating to reweighing of shipment).

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