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The following Table 1 hazardous materials must be placarded ...

PLACARDING Revised December 2005 This Bulletin provides a general overview of the placarding requirements for highway transportation; consult the Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations (FHMR) before placarding a vehicle (See Title 49, CFR, Part 172, Subpart F, 172.500).

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Finally, placarding is not required on a freight container or aircraft unit load device if it is only transported by air and is placarded in accordance with the ICAO Technical Instructions. 31 Each person who offers for transportation, and each person who loads and transports, a hazardous material in a ...

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A car placarded RADIOACTIVE must be separated by at least one non-placarded car from a locomotive, an occupied caboose, or a carload of undeveloped film. 39 Tank cars containing the residue of hazardous materials must be separated by at least one non-placarded car from a locomotive or occupied caboose.

Transportation of Hazardous Materials

A transport vehicle or freight container containing two or more classes of material requiring different placards specified in Table 2 may be placarded DANGEROUS in place of the separate placards specified for each of those classes of material specified in Table 2.


Title: Act 90 Waste Transportation Safety Program (WTSP) Placarded Authorizations DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

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Any vehicle which carries a combined gross weight of hazardous materials of 1001 lbs. or more, will require placarding (49CFR172.504(c) ). Keep in mind that any vehicle which is placarded can only be driven by an operator with a hazardous materials endorsement (FMCSA383.93(b))


Your initial assessment of a transportation accident involving radioactive material reveals that the carrier is not placarded, but some of the packages that have been thrown from the vehicle have yellow radioactive labels and others have white labels.

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Parking a Placarded Vehicle Not Carrying Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3 Explosives x You may park a placarded vehicle (not carrying explosives) within 5 feet of the traveled part of the road only if your work requires it.


Tanks with a capacity of more than 454 L (119 gallons; bulk packages) must be marked and placarded as follows: • Proper shipping name ("Fuel Oil"; two opposing sides); • Identification number ("1993"; two opposing sides; on the placard or an orange panel); • Labeled on two opposing sides if less ...


Since a cargo tank vehicle is required to be placarded, the hazardous materials endorsement will be required. The tank endorsement may also be required.