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2 1 Anhydrous Ammonia Nurse Tanks Hazmat & Motor Carrier Safety Requirements Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Division Minnesota DOT Office of Freight & Commercial Vehicle Operations

3 2 CVI Randy Zahn (218) CVI Eric Sundby (218) index.htm

4 3 Jim Fox (651) Kevin Kampa (651) Mike Ritchie (651) Office of Freight & Commercial Vehicle Operations (651) or

5 4 USDOT Nurse Tank Transport Regulations Federal HazMat Regulations Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Both Apply to Nurse Tank Vehicle Transportation

6 5 USDOT Cargo Tank Regulations  Nurse tanks must meet all conditions of 49 CFR (m) or USDOT Special Permit  Nurse tanks must be marked & placarded as required in part 172

7 6 USDOT HazMat Regulations Nurse Tank Requirements 49 CFR (m) Private carrier for exclusive agricultural use Minimum design pressure 250 psig Meets ASME code & is marked with legible data plate Safety relief valves conforming to CGA Pamphlet S-1.2

8 7 USDOT Hazmat Regulations Nurse Tank Requirements 49 CFR (m) 3000 gallon capacity maximum Painted white or aluminum Loaded to filling density no more than 56% SecurelySecurely mounted on farm wagon Hazmat shipping papers not required No placards/markings required on one end if valves or fittings prevent it.

9 8 Tanks with Missing/Illegible Data Plates are Out-of-Service Options  Tested, inspected & operated under DOT-SP13554 or  Re-plated per National Board/ASME standards Your association has information on both of these options

10 9 Nurse Tanks Displaying ONLY an MDA Special Plate are OOS

11 10 Repairs on Nurse Tanks? Maintain repair certification documents

12 11 Cargo Tank Marking & Placards Cargo Tank Marking & Placards

13 12 Nurse Tank Marking ID Number 1005  Each side & end if > 1,000 gal  Two opposite sides if < 1,000 gal Proper Shipping Name INHALTION HAZARD opposing sides

14 13 Nurse Tank Marking  Durable, affixed to surface of tank  Displayed on background of sharply contrasting color  Unobscured by labels or attachments  Located away from other marking

15 14 SP13554 Tanks Also Marked with Permit #, Test Dates, & Unit #

16 15 Nurse Tank PLACARDS Maintained by carrier so that format, legibility, color, visibility not substantially reduced

17 16 Placard all 4 sides, except nurse tanks need not be placarded on end if valves, fitting, gauges prevent it

18 17 Nurse Tank Trailers, and Trucks Towing Them are CMV’s Nurse Tank Trailers must be inspected, operated, and maintained like any CMV Drivers must have either a CDL with HM and Tank endorsement or a Seasonal Restricted CDL Drivers Must be qualified: DOT medical certificate, driver file,

19 18 Drivers, Vehicles, & Hazmat Covered by the Uniform Out-of- Service Criteria Drivers, Vehicles, or Tanks placed OOS may not be operated until problem corrected

20 19 Interstate or Intrastate Only? Equipment & Driver Requirements Different  Minnesota laws give some exemptions from lighting and brakes for nurse tank vehicles  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Equipment and Driver Standards Apply to all Interstate Operations  Age requirement for drivers different

21 20 Interstate or Intrastate Daily Vehicle Inspections Carrier must require, & driver must prepare a written vehicle inspection report each day vehicle operated  Identify the vehicle  List defects that affect safety of operation or may result in breakdown  Signed by the driver

22 21 Interstate or Intrastate Daily Vehicle Inspections Inspection reports must cover:  Tires  Wheel/rims  Brakes  Coupling devices  Lights & reflectors  more

23 22 Periodic (Annual) Inspections INTERSTATE: Both towing unit and trailer INTRASTATE: Towing Unit (pickup)

24 23 Intrastate Only? Lighting: IF lights on towing unit visible no lights required on NT trailer Brakes: NT trailers greater than 12,000 gross weight must have brakes Brakes: All vehicles and combinations must meet brake performance standards in Minnesota Law

25 24 Interstate: Does Vehicle Cross State Line?  Lights: on all trailers and trucks as required in 49 CFR  Brakes: as required in 49 CFR part 393 subpart C

26 25 Nurse Tank Trailers Most Frequent Equipment Violations Discovered  Tank securement devices: missing or loose bolts, cracked fastners or frames  Cracked/broken hitches  Bad tires

27 26 Nurse Tank Vehicle Drivers All Drivers  Must be Trained, Tested & Certified Hazmat Employees  Hazmat Employer must have training records and certification  CDL with HME and Tank endorsement or Restricted Seasonal CDL  Meet USDOT Driver Qualification Standards except for age limit

28 27 Combination Over 26,000 lbs? Trailer Over 10,000 lbs? Driver Needs Class A CDL with HME & Tank Endorsement

29 28 Nurse Tank Vehicle Drivers Intrastate ONLY Drivers  Must be at least 18 years of age if:  Hauling fertilizer or ag chemicals DIRECTLY TO A FARM FOR ON-FARM USE within 50 mile radius of retailers location

30 29 Nurse Tank Vehicle Drivers INTERSTATE Drivers  Must be at least 21 years of age

31 30 What’s Next? More Nurse Tank Inspections Fall 2009 Federal Carrier Intervention Reviews on carriers with poor inspection records

32 31 / Check Out Our Web-Based HazMat Training!!

33 32 Office of Freight & Commercial Vehicle Operations Web Site (651)

34 33 Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (651) index.htmwww.dps.state.mn.us/patrol/comveh/

35 34 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (800) or (651)

36 35 (800) USDOT- Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Adminstration


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