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The DC Code: § 8-1403.01 Stops and inspection.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

To determine compliance with this chapter and its implementing regulations, a police officer may stop the driver of a motor vehicle and enter upon the premises of a motor carrier that is regulated pursuant to this chapter and inspect any of the following:

All equipment, parts, and accessories, including carrier maintenance, certification, and safety records;
All driver records, including driver's license, permits, hours of service records, certificate of physical examination, and training records;
All manifests, including bills of lading or other shipping documents; and
All cargo and cargo areas, including the removal of cargo seals when necessary to conduct a safety inspection.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-3303.1. Legislative History of Laws Law 9-173, the "Traffic Adjudication and Motor Carrier Safety Amendment Act of 1992," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 9-501, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 23, 1992, and July 7, 1992, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 23, 1992, it was assigned Act No. 9-271 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 9-173 became effective on October 1, 1992. DC CODE § 8-1403.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-190, § 4(a), as added Oct. 1, 1992, D.C. Law 9-173, § 3(b), 39 DCR 5834.)