Title 49

PART 385

Part 385 - Safety Fitness Procedures

PART 385 - SAFETY FITNESS PROCEDURES Authority:49 U.S.C. 113, 504, 521(b), 5105(d), 5109, 5113 13901-13905, 13908, 31135, 31136, 31144, 31148, and 31502; Sec. 113(a), Pub. L. 103-311; Sec. 408, Pub. L. 104-88, 109 Stat. 803, 958; Sec. 350 of Pub. L. 107-87, 115 Stat. 833, 864; and 49 CFR 1.87. Source:53 FR 50968, Dec. 19, 1988, unless otherwise noted. Editorial Note:Nomenclature changes to part 385 appear at 66 FR 49872, Oct. 1, 2001.

49:5.1.1.2.28.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.1SECTION 385.1
   385.1 Purpose and scope.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.2SECTION 385.3
   385.3 Definitions and acronyms.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.3SECTION 385.4
   385.4 Matter incorporated by reference.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.4SECTION 385.5
   385.5 Safety fitness standard.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.5SECTION 385.7
   385.7 Factors to be considered in determining a safety rating.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.6SECTION 385.9
   385.9 Determination of a safety rating.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.7SECTION 385.11
   385.11 Notification of safety fitness determination.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.8SECTION 385.13
   385.13 Unsatisfactory rated motor carriers; prohibition on transportation; ineligibility for Federal contracts.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.9SECTION 385.14
   385.14 Motor carriers, brokers, and freight forwarders delinquent in paying civil penalties: prohibition on transportation.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.10SECTION 385.15
   385.15 Administrative review.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.11SECTION 385.17
   385.17 Change to safety rating based upon corrective actions.
49:5.1.1.2.28.1.11.12SECTION 385.19
   385.19 Safety fitness information.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Safety Monitoring System for Mexico-Domiciled Carriers
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.1SECTION 385.101
   385.101 Definitions
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.2SECTION 385.103
   385.103 Safety monitoring system.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.3SECTION 385.105
   385.105 Expedited action.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.4SECTION 385.107
   385.107 The safety audit.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.5SECTION 385.109
   385.109 The compliance review.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.6SECTION 385.111
   385.111 Suspension and revocation of Mexico-domiciled carrier registration.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.7SECTION 385.113
   385.113 Administrative review.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.8SECTION 385.115
   385.115 Reapplying for provisional registration.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.9SECTION 385.117
   385.117 Duration of safety monitoring system.
49:5.1.1.2.28.2.11.10SECTION 385.119
   385.119 Applicability of safety fitness and enforcement procedures.
49:5.1.1.2.28.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Certification of Safety Auditors, Safety Investigators, and Safety Inspectors
49:5.1.1.2.28.3.11.1SECTION 385.201
   385.201 Who is qualified to perform a review of a motor carrier or an intermodal equipment provider
49:5.1.1.2.28.3.11.2SECTION 385.203
   385.203 What are the requirements to obtain and maintain certification
49:5.1.1.2.28.3.11.3SECTION 385.205
   385.205 How can a person who has lost his or her certification be re-certified
49:5.1.1.2.28.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - New Entrant Safety Assurance Program
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.1SECTION 385.301
   385.301 What is a motor carrier required to do before beginning interstate operations
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.2SECTION 385.301T
   385.301T What is a motor carrier required to do before beginning interstate operations
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.3SECTION 385.302
   385.302 [Reserved]
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.4SECTION 385.303
   385.303 How does a motor carrier register with the FMCSA
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.5SECTION 385.303T
   385.303T How does a motor carrier register with the FMCSA
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.6SECTION 385.304
   385.304 [Reserved]
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.7SECTION 385.305
   385.305 What happens after the FMCSA receives a request for new entrant registration
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.8SECTION 385.305T
   385.305T What happens after the FMCSA receives a request for new entrant registration
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.9SECTION 385.306
   385.306 What are the consequences of furnishing misleading information or making a false statement in connection with the registration process
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.10SECTION 385.307
   385.307 What happens after a motor carrier begins operations as a new entrant
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.11SECTION 385.308
   385.308 What may cause an expedited action
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.12SECTION 385.309
   385.309 What is the purpose of the safety audit
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.13SECTION 385.311
   385.311 What will the safety audit consist of
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.14SECTION 385.313
   385.313 Who will conduct the safety audit
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.15SECTION 385.315
   385.315 Where will the safety audit be conducted
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.16SECTION 385.317
   385.317 Will a safety audit result in a safety fitness determination by the FMCSA
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.17SECTION 385.319
   385.319 What happens after completion of the safety audit
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.18SECTION 385.321
   385.321 What failures of safety management practices disclosed by the safety audit will result in a notice to a new entrant that its USDOT new entrant registration will be revoked
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.19SECTION 385.323
   385.323 May FMCSA extend the period under § 385.319(c) for a new entrant to take corrective action to remedy its safety management practices
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.20SECTION 385.325
   385.325 What happens after a new entrant has been notified under § 385.319(c) to take corrective action to remedy its safety management practices
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.21SECTION 385.327
   385.327 May a new entrant request an administrative review of a determination of a failed safety audit
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.22SECTION 385.329
   385.329 May a new entrant that has had its USDOT new entrant registration revoked and its operations placed out of service reapply
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.23SECTION 385.329T
   385.329T May a new entrant that has had its USDOT new entrant registration revoked and its operations placed out of service reapply
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.24SECTION 385.331
   385.331 What happens if a new entrant operates a CMV after having been issued an order placing its interstate operations out of service
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.25SECTION 385.333
   385.333 What happens at the end of the 18-month safety monitoring period
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.26SECTION 385.335
   385.335 If the FMCSA conducts a compliance review on a new entrant, will the new entrant also be subject to a safety audit
49:5.1.1.2.28.4.11.27SECTION 385.337
   385.337 What happens if a new entrant refuses to permit a safety audit to be performed on its operations
49:5.1.1.2.28.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Hazardous Materials Safety Permits
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.1SECTION 385.401
   385.401 What is the purpose and scope of this subpart
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.2SECTION 385.402
   385.402 What definitions are used in this subpart
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.3SECTION 385.403
   385.403 Who must hold a safety permit
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.4SECTION 385.405
   385.405 How does a motor carrier apply for a safety permit
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.5SECTION 385.405T
   385.405T How does a motor carrier apply for a safety permit
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.6SECTION 385.407
   385.407 What conditions must a motor carrier satisfy for FMCSA to issue a safety permit
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.7SECTION 385.409
   385.409 When may a temporary safety permit be issued to a motor carrier
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.8SECTION 385.409T
   385.409T When may a temporary safety permit be issued to a motor carrier
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.9SECTION 385.411
   385.411 Must a motor carrier obtain a safety permit if it has a State permit
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.10SECTION 385.413
   385.413 What happens if a motor carrier receives a proposed safety rating that is less than Satisfactory
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.11SECTION 385.415
   385.415 What operational requirements apply to the transportation of a hazardous material for which a permit is required
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.12SECTION 385.417
   385.417 Is a motor carrier's safety permit number available to others
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.13SECTION 385.419
   385.419 How long is a safety permit effective
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.14SECTION 385.419T
   385.419T How long is a safety permit effective
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.15SECTION 385.421
   385.421 Under what circumstances will a safety permit be subject to revocation or suspension by FMCSA
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.16SECTION 385.421T
   385.421T Under what circumstances will a safety permit be subject to revocation or suspension by FMCSA
49:5.1.1.2.28.5.11.17SECTION 385.423
   385.423 Does a motor carrier have a right to an administrative review of a denial, suspension, or revocation of a safety permit
49:5.1.1.2.28.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Intermodal Equipment Providers
49:5.1.1.2.28.6.11.1SECTION 385.501
   385.501 Roadability review.
49:5.1.1.2.28.6.11.2SECTION 385.503
   385.503 Results of roadability review.
49:5.1.1.2.28.7SUBPART G
Subpart G [Reserved]
49:5.1.1.2.28.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Special Rules for New Entrant Non-North America-Domiciled Carriers
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.1SECTION 385.601
   385.601 Scope of rules.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.2SECTION 385.603
   385.603 Application.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.3SECTION 385.603T
   385.603T Application.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.4SECTION 385.605
   385.605 New entrant registration driver's license and drug and alcohol testing requirements.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.5SECTION 385.607
   385.607 FMCSA action on the application.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.6SECTION 385.607T
   385.607T FMCSA action on the application.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.7SECTION 385.609
   385.609 Requirement to notify FMCSA of change in applicant information.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.8SECTION 385.609T
   385.609T Requirement to notify FMCSA of change in applicant information.
49:5.1.1.2.28.8.11.9.11APPENDIX Appendix to
   Appendix to Subpart H of Part 385 - Explanation of Pre-Authorization Safety Audit Evaluation Criteria for Non-North America-Domiciled Motor Carriers
49:5.1.1.2.28.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Safety Monitoring System for Non-North American Carriers
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.1SECTION 385.701
   385.701 Definitions.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.2SECTION 385.703
   385.703 Safety monitoring system.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.3SECTION 385.705
   385.705 Expedited action.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.4SECTION 385.707
   385.707 The compliance review.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.5SECTION 385.709
   385.709 Suspension and revocation of non-North America-domiciled carrier registration.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.6SECTION 385.711
   385.711 Administrative review.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.7SECTION 385.713
   385.713 Reapplying for new entrant registration.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.8SECTION 385.713T
   385.713T Reapplying for new entrant registration.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.9SECTION 385.715
   385.715 Duration of safety monitoring system.
49:5.1.1.2.28.9.11.10SECTION 385.717
   385.717 Applicability of safety fitness and enforcement procedures.
49:5.1.1.2.28.10SUBPART J
Subpart J [Reserved]
49:5.1.1.2.28.11SUBPART K
Subpart K - Pattern or Practice of Safety Violations by Motor Carrier Management
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.1SECTION 385.901
   385.901 Applicability.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.2SECTION 385.903
   385.903 Definitions.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.3SECTION 385.905
   385.905 Suspension or revocation of registration.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.4SECTION 385.907
   385.907 Regulatory noncompliance.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.5SECTION 385.909
   385.909 Pattern or practice.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.6SECTION 385.911
   385.911 Suspension proceedings.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.7SECTION 385.913
   385.913 Revocation proceedings.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.8SECTION 385.915
   385.915 Petitions for rescission.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.9SECTION 385.917
   385.917 Other orders unaffected; not exclusive remedy.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.10SECTION 385.919
   385.919 Penalties.
49:5.1.1.2.28.11.11.11SECTION 385.921
   385.921 Service and computation of time.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12SUBPART L
Subpart L - Reincarnated Carriers
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.1SECTION 385.1001
   385.1001 Applicability.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.2SECTION 385.1003
   385.1003 Definitions.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.3SECTION 385.1005
   385.1005 Prohibition.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.4SECTION 385.1007
   385.1007 Determination of violation.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.5SECTION 385.1009
   385.1009 Suspension proceedings.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.6SECTION 385.1011
   385.1011 Revocation proceedings.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.7SECTION 385.1013
   385.1013 Petitions for rescission.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.8SECTION 385.1015
   385.1015 Other orders unaffected; not exclusive remedy.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.9SECTION 385.1017
   385.1017 Penalties.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.10SECTION 385.1019
   385.1019 Service and computation of time.
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.11.12APPENDIX Appendix A
   Appendix A to Part 385 - Explanation of Safety Audit Evaluation Criteria
49:5.1.1.2.28.12.11.11.13APPENDIX Appendix B
   Appendix B to Part 385 - Explanation of Safety Rating Process