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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 19. Public Safety
Agency 30. Department of State Police
Chapter 20. Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

19VAC30-20-40. Application of regulations.

A. This chapter and the regulations contained in 49 CFR Parts 366, 370 through 376, 379, 380 Subparts E and F, 382, 385, 386 Subpart G, 387, 390 through 397, and 399, unless excepted, shall be applicable to all employers, employees, and commercial motor vehicles that transport property or passengers in interstate and intrastate commerce.

B. This chapter shall not apply to hours worked by any carrier when transporting passengers or property to or from any portion of the Commonwealth for the purpose of (i) providing relief or assistance in case of earthquake, flood, fire, famine, drought, epidemic, pestilence, major loss of utility services, or other calamity or disaster or (ii) engaging in the provision or restoration of utility services when the loss of such service is unexpected, unplanned, or unscheduled. The suspension of this chapter provided for in § 52-8.4 A of the Code of Virginia shall expire if the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation determines that it is in conflict with the intent of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Statutory Authority

§ 52-8.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR545-01-1 § 2.3, eff. July 9, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 6, Issue 10, eff. April 1, 1990; (amended § 395.8) Volume 8, Issue 10, eff. March 11, 1992; Volume 9, Issue 10, eff. March 10, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 10, eff. March 9, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 11, eff. March 22, 1995; Volume 12, Issue 11, eff. March 20, 1996; Volume 22, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2006; Volume 25, Issue 11, eff. March 4, 2009; Volume 26, Issue 16, eff. May 12, 2010; Volume 36, Issue 20, eff. July 1, 2020.

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