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Chapter 6.5. Motor Carrier Safety * Article 6. Carrier Requirements Towing Other Vehicles.   

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A school bus or SPAB shall not tow any vehicle. Other buses and farm labor vehicles shall not tow any vehicle except as follows:

(a) Urban or Suburban Service--Farm Labor Vehicle. A bus operated in urban or suburban service by a common carrier, publicly owned transit system, or passenger charter-party carrier, and a farm labor vehicle, may tow a trailer or semitrailer, used to carry property for use by passengers, provided the trailer/semitrailer and property does not exceed a gross weight of 6,000 lbs.

(b) Bus. A bus may tow a trailer-bus pursuant to the provisions of the Vehicle Code.

(c) Bus Under 10,000 Lb GVW. A bus with a gross vehicle weight of less than 10,000 lb may tow any vehicle, pursuant to the provisions of the Vehicle Code.

Authority cited:

Vehicle Code 546

Vehicle Code 31401

Vehicle Code 34501

Vehicle Code 34501.5

Vehicle Code 34508,

Education Code 39831

Reference:

Vehicle Code 546

Vehicle Code 31401

Vehicle Code 34501

Vehicle Code 34501.5

Vehicle Code 34508,

Education Code 39831

(Amended by Register 83, No. 27.)