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37.251.    Application.
37.252.    Out-of-service criteria.
37.253.    Additional standards.


   The provisions of this Subchapter C adopted May 19, 1995, effective May 20, 1995, 25 Pa.B. 1951, unless otherwise noted.

§ 37.251. Application.

 In determining whether a motor carrier vehicle will be placed out-of-service as the result of an inspection by an enforcement officer, the enforcement officer will use the criteria in this chapter.

§ 37.252. Out-of-service criteria.

 (a)  The vehicle out of service criteria can be found in the Commission’s Uniform Out-Of-Service Criteria.

 (b)  The Commission’s Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria may be obtained by contacting: Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Motor Carrier Enforcement Division, Post Office Box 3265, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-3265.

§ 37.253. Additional standards.

 The following additional vehicle out-of-service criteria applies: A vehicle shall be out of service if a tire is marked ‘‘Not for Highway Use’’ or otherwise marked and having like meaning, except vehicles permitted to operate with oversize wheels and tires under 75 Pa.C.S. §  4969 (relating to permit for movement of vehicles with oversize wheels and tires).

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