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67 Pa. Code § 171.77. Wheelhousing.

§ 171.77. Wheelhousing.

 The requirements for wheelhousing are as follows:

   (1)  The wheelhousing opening shall allow for easy tire removal and service.

   (2)  The wheelhousing shall be so constructed as to prevent dust, water or fumes from entering the body. The wheelhousing shall be constructed of 16-gauge steel, or other material of equal strength.

   (3)  The inside height of the wheelhousing above the floor line may not exceed 12 inches.

   (4)  The wheelhousing shall provide clearance for the installation and use of tire chains on single and dual power driving wheels.

   (5)  No part of a raised wheelhousing may extend into the emergency door opening.


   The provisions of this §  171.77 amended under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  4103, 4551—4553 and 6103.


   The provisions of this §  171.77 adopted August 19, 1983, effective August 20, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 2561; readopted December 4, 1987, effective December 5, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5052; amended September 13, 1996, effective September 14, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 4411. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (122807).

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