Employer Laws: Motor Carrier Requirements
§ 31502. Requirements for qualifications, hours of service, safety, and equipment standards
(a) Application. This section applies to transportation–
(1) described in sections 13501 and 13502 of this title [49 USCS §§ 13501 and 13502]; and
(2) to the extent the transportation is in the United States and is between places in a foreign country, or between a place in a foreign country and a place in another foreign country.
(b) Motor carrier and private motor carrier requirements. The Secretary of Transportation may prescribe requirements for–
(1) qualifications and maximum hours of service of employees of, and safety of operation and equipment of, a motor carrier; and
(2) qualifications and maximum hours of service of employees of, and standards of equipment of, a motor private carrier, when needed to promote safety of operation.
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