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Rule 4-1-1.1

4-1-1.1 Applicability.
  1. The motor carrier safety rules and regulations of the Georgia Public Service Commission are the minimum safety requirements for all motor carriers operating both for hire and in private transportation in either interstate or intrastate commerce in Georgia, and to the extent that they do not conflict with Georgia law; and where applicable, are the same as the Motor Carrier Safety Regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, contained in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 350, 382, 383, and 390 through 397 (see Note), and as amended.
  2. All references to the U.S. Department of Transportation except when used to designate approval of mechanical specifications shall be interpreted to mean the Georgia Public Service Commission.
  3. Any reference in the regulations to the Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shall be interpreted to mean Director, Transportation Division, Georgia Public Service Commission, except insofar as the term relates to preemption.
  4. All references to interstate commerce shall be interpreted to include intrastate commerce. It is the intent of the Commission that the regulations shall apply to intrastate carriers and their operations.
  5. Where the Federal regulations as adopted by the Commission refer to carriers or motor carriers, the term shall mean all for hire and private motor carriers subject to the Commissions jurisdiction pursuant to Title 46 O.C.G.A.
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