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Chapter 6.5. Motor Carrier Safety * Article 6. Carrier Requirements Unlawful Operation.   

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No motor carrier shall knowingly require or permit the operation of any vehicle that is not in safe operating condition or not equipped and maintained as required by any law or this chapter; or knowingly require or permit any driver to drive in violation of any law or this chapter.

(a) Out-of-Service Vehicles. Authorized employees of the department may declare and mark any vehicle "out of service" in accordance with Section 1239, when its hazardous condition or loading appears likely to cause an accident, injury, or breakdown. A vehicle so marked shall not be operated, nor shall the out of service notice be removed, until the vehicle is safe to drive.

(b) Damaged Vehicles. A vehicle damaged by an accident or other cause shall not be driven from the location where the damage occurred until it has been inspected by a qualified person who has determined that the vehicle is safe to drive.

Authority cited:

Vehicle Code 2402

Vehicle Code 2410

Vehicle Code 31401

Vehicle Code 34501

Reference:

Vehicle Code 260

Vehicle Code 322

Vehicle Code 2402

Vehicle Code 2410

Vehicle Code 2804

Vehicle Code 12500

Vehicle Code 12502

Vehicle Code 12515(b)

Vehicle Code 14603

Vehicle Code 15210

Vehicle Code 15250

Vehicle Code 15275

Vehicle Code 15278

Vehicle Code 20002

Vehicle Code 23152

Vehicle Code 24002

Vehicle Code 24400

Vehicle Code 24252

Vehicle Code 24600

Vehicle Code 24603

Vehicle Code 24604

Vehicle Code 24952

Vehicle Code 27154

Vehicle Code 27155

Vehicle Code 27465

Vehicle Code 27501

Vehicle Code 27903

Vehicle Code 29001

Vehicle Code 29002

Vehicle Code 29003

Vehicle Code 29004

Vehicle Code 31401

Vehicle Code 34500

Vehicle Code 34501

Vehicle Code 34506

Vehicle Code 34510

(Amended by Register 2002, No. 28.)