Commercial vehicles involve motor
vehicles with a gross vehicle weight
rating of 10,000 pounds or more
including vehicles which transport
passengers for hire and hazardous

Motor carriers whether it be a bus
or truck operation and their
oversight of hiring, training,
preventative maintenance and
driver management is a major
factor as far as “Safety” is
concerned. The vehicles mentioned
are major tractor-trailer operations,
straight trucks (no trailer), and
buses carrying passengers whether
for private operations such as
farm labor, church, school, youth,
transit, tour, motor coach and
paratransit enterprises.

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