Part 350 Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program and High Priority Program
Part 355 Compatibility of State Laws and Regulations Affecting Interstate Motor Carrier Operations
Part 356 Motor Carrier Routing Regulations
Part 360 Fees for Motor Carrier Registration and Insurance
Part 365 Rules Governing Applications for Operating Authority
Part 366 Designation of Process Agent
Part 367 Standards for Registration With States
Part 368 Application for a Certificate of Registration to Operate in Municipalities in the United States On the United States-Mexico International Border or Within the Commercial Zones of Such Municipalities.
Part 369 Reports of Motor Carriers
Part 370 Principles and Practices for the Investigation and Voluntary Disposition of Loss and Damage Claims and Processing Salvage
Part 371 Brokers of Property
Part 372 Exemptions, Commercial Zones, and Terminal Areas
Part 373 Receipts and Bills
Part 374 Passenger Carrier Regulations
Part 375 Transportation of Household Goods in Interstate Commerce; Consumer Protection Regulations
Part 376 Lease and Interchange of Vehicles
Part 377 Payment of Transportation Charges
Part 378 Procedures Governing the Processing, Investigation, and Disposition of Overcharge, Duplicate Payment, or Overcollection Claims
Part 379 Preservation of Records
Part 380 Special Training Requirements
Part 381 Waivers, Exemptions, and Pilot Programs
Part 382 Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing
Part 383 Commercial Driver’S License Standards; Requirements and Penalties
Part 384 State Compliance With Commercial Driver’S License Program
Part 385 Safety Fitness Procedures
Part 386 Rules of Practice for Fmcsa Proceedings
Part 387 Minimum Levels of Financial Responsibility for Motor Carriers
Part 388 Cooperative Agreements With States
Part 389 Rulemaking Procedures-Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
Part 390 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; General
Part 391 Qualifications of Drivers and Longer Combination Vehicle (Lcv) Driver Instructors
Part 392 Driving of Commercial Motor Vehicles
Part 393 Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation
Part 395 Hours of Service of Drivers
Part 396 Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance
Part 397 Transportation of Hazardous Materials; Driving and Parking Rules
Part 398 Transportation of Migrant Workers
Part 399 Employee Safety and Health Standards

Terms Used In CFR > Title 49 > Subtitle B > Chapter III > Subchapter B

  • ABS: means a portion of a service brake system that automatically controls the degree of rotational wheel slip during braking by:

    (1) Sensing the rate of angular rotation of the wheels. See 49 CFR 393.5

  • Access: means the physical ability of property owners and their successors in interest to have ingress to and egress from State or private inholdings, valid mining claims, or other valid occupancies. See 43 CFR 6301.5
  • Acquisition cost: means the cost of the asset including the cost to ready the asset for its intended use. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Acreage rent: means rent assessed for solar and wind energy development grants and leases that is determined by the number of acres authorized for the grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Act: means the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Act: means the Taylor Grazing Act of June 28, 1934, as amended (43 U. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Act: means the Department of the Interior Appropriations Act, Fiscal Year 1981 (Pub. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • Act: means the applicable provisions of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (60 Stat. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Administration: means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Administrative Governor: means the Board member serving as the Administrative Governor and includes persons designated by the Administrative Governor to exercise the authority granted under this part in the governor's absence. See 42 CFR 456.122
  • Administrative law judge: means an administrative law judge appointed pursuant to the provisions of 5 U. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of Agricultural Marketing Service. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Administrator: means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator, the chief executive of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an agency within the Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department or any other officer or employee of the Agency who is delegated, or who may be delegated the authority to act in the Administrator's stead. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Advance payment: means a payment that a Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity makes by any appropriate payment mechanism, including a predetermined payment schedule, before the non-Federal entity disburses the funds for program purposes. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Adverse driving conditions: means snow, sleet, fog, other adverse weather conditions, a highway covered with snow or ice, or unusual road and traffic conditions, none of which were apparent on the basis of information known to the person dispatching the run at the time it was begun. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Advertisement: means any communication to the public in connection with an offer or sale of any interstate household goods transportation service. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Agency: means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Agency Counsel: means the attorney who prosecutes a civil penalty matter on behalf of the Field Administrator. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Agency Official: means the Director of FMCSA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance or his or her designee. See 49 CFR 385.903
  • Agency Official: means the Director of FMCSA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance or his or her designee. See 49 CFR 385.1003
  • Aggregate working load limit: The summation of the working load limits or restraining capacity of all devices used to secure an article of cargo on a vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Agricultural commodity trailer: A trailer that is designed to transport bulk agricultural commodities in off-road harvesting sites and to a processing plant or storage location, as evidenced by skeletal construction that accommodates harvest containers, a maximum length of 28 feet, and an arrangement of air control lines and reservoirs that minimizes damage in field operations. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Agricultural Marketing Service: means the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Air brake system: A system, including an air-over-hydraulic brake subsystem, that uses air as a medium for transmitting pressure or force from the driver control to the service brake, but does not include a system that uses compressed air or vacuum only to assist the driver in applying muscular force to hydraulic or mechanical components. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Alcohol: means the intoxicating agent in beverage alcohol, ethyl alcohol, or other low molecular weight alcohols including methyl and isopropyl alcohol. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Alcohol use: means the drinking or swallowing of any beverage, liquid mixture or preparation (including any medication), containing alcohol. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Alcoholic beverages: No driver shall drive or be required or permitted to drive a motor vehicle, be in active control of any such vehicle, or go on duty or remain on duty, when under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or liquor, regardless of its alcoholic content, nor shall any driver drink any such beverage or liquor while on duty. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Alien: means any person not a citizen or national of the United States. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Allocation: means the process of assigning a cost, or a group of costs, to one or more cost objective(s), in reasonable proportion to the benefit provided or other equitable relationship. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Allotment: means an area of land designated and managed for grazing of livestock. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Anchor point: Part of the structure, fitting or attachment on a vehicle or article of cargo to which a tiedown is attached. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Applicant: means any interested party who has applied for inspection service under the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Article of cargo: A unit of cargo, other than a liquid, gas, or aggregate that lacks physical structure (e. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Assignment: means the transfer, in whole or in part, of any right or interest in a right-of-way grant or lease from the holder (assignor) to a subsequent party (assignee) with the BLM's written approval. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Assistant Administrator: means the Assistant Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Audit finding: means deficiencies which the auditor is required by §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Auditee: means any non-Federal entity that expends Federal awards which must be audited under subpart F-of this part. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Auditor: means an auditor who is a public accountant, or a Federal, state, local government, or Indian Tribe audit organization, which meets the general standards specified for external auditors in generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Automatic on-board recording device: means an electric, electronic, electromechanical, or mechanical device capable of recording driver's duty status information accurately and automatically as required by §395. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Base rent: means the dollar amount required from a grant or lease holder on BLM managed lands based on the communication use with the highest value in the associated facility or facilities, as calculated according to the communication use rent schedule. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • BLM: means the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Blocking: A structure, device or another substantial article placed against or around an article of cargo to prevent horizontal movement of the article of cargo. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Boat trailer: A trailer designed with cradle-type mountings to transport a boat and configured to permit launching of the boat from the rear of the trailer. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Bracing: A structure, device, or another substantial article placed against an article of cargo to prevent it from tipping, that may also prevent it from shifting. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Brake: An energy conversion mechanism used to stop, or hold a vehicle stationary. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Broker: means a person who, for compensation, arranges or offers to arrange the transportation of property by an authorized motor carrier. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Budget: means the financial plan for the project or program that the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity approves during the Federal award process or in subsequent amendments to the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cab: means a compartment or space within a trainset that is designed to be occupied by an engineer and contain an operating console for exercising control over the trainset. See 49 CFR 238.702
  • Capital assets: means tangible or intangible assets used in operations having a useful life of more than one year which are capitalized in accordance with GAAP. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Capital expenditures: means expenditures to acquire capital assets or expenditures to make additions, improvements, modifications, replacements, rearrangements, reinstallations, renovations, or alterations to capital assets that materially increase their value or useful life. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Casual use: means activities ordinarily resulting in no or negligible disturbance of the public lands or resources. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • CDL downgrade: means either:

    (1) A State allows the driver to change his or her self-certification to interstate, but operating exclusively in transportation or operation excepted from part 391, as provided in §390. See 49 CFR 383.5

  • CDL driver: means a person holding a CDL or a person required to hold a CDL. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • CDLIS driver record: means the electronic record of the individual CDL driver's status and history stored by the State-of-Record as part of the Commercial Driver's License Information System (CDLIS) established under 49 U. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Central service cost allocation plan: means the documentation identifying, accumulating, and allocating or developing billing rates based on the allowable costs of services provided by a state, local government, or Indian tribe on a centralized basis to its departments and agencies. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Certified scale: means any scale inspected and certified by an authorized scale inspection and licensing authority, and designed for weighing motor vehicles, including trailers or semi-trailers not attached to a tractor, or designed as a platform or warehouse type scale. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Chassis: The load-supporting frame of a commercial motor vehicle, exclusive of any appurtenances which might be added to accommodate cargo. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Civil penalty proceedings: means proceedings to collect civil penalties for violations of regulations and statutes within the jurisdiction of FMCSA. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Class of Federal awards: means a group of Federal awards either awarded under a specific program or group of programs or to a specific type of non-Federal entity or group of non-Federal entities to which specific provisions or exceptions may apply. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Classroom instructor: means a qualified LCV driver-instructor who provides knowledge instruction that does not involve the actual operation of a longer combination vehicle or its components. See 49 CFR 380.105
  • Clean: means not containing detectable levels of harmful matter. See 15 CFR 922.121
  • Clearance Lamps: Lamps that provide light to the front or rear, mounted on the permanent structure of the vehicle, such that they indicate the overall width of the vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Closeout: means the process by which the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity determines that all applicable administrative actions and all required work of the Federal award have been completed and takes actions as described in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cluster of programs: means a grouping of closely related programs that share common compliance requirements. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cognizant agency for audit: means the Federal agency designated to carry out the responsibilities described in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cognizant agency for indirect costs: means the Federal agency responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and approving cost allocation plans or indirect cost proposals developed under this part on behalf of all Federal agencies. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the vehicle

    (1) Has a gross combination weight rating or gross combination weight of 11,794 kilograms or more (26,001 pounds or more), whichever is greater, inclusive of a towed unit(s) with a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds), whichever is greater. See 49 CFR 382.107

  • Commercial regulations: means statutes and regulations that apply to persons providing or arranging transportation for compensation subject to the Secretary's jurisdiction under 49 U. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Communication use rent schedule: is a schedule of rents for the following types of communication uses, including related technologies, located in a facility associated with a particular grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Compatibility: means that State laws and regulations applicable to interstate commerce and to intrastate movement of hazardous materials are identical to the FMCSRs and the HMRs or have the same effect as the FMCSRs. See 49 CFR 355.5
  • Compliance: Every person and its officers, agents, drivers, representatives and employees directly concerned with the installation and maintenance of equipment and accessories shall comply and be conversant with the requirements and specifications of this part, and no person shall operate any motor vehicle, or cause or permit it to be operated, unless it is equipped in accordance with said requirements and specifications. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Compliance required: Every person subject to this Act who drives a motor vehicle or is responsible for the hiring, supervision, training, assignment or dispatching of drivers shall comply and be conversant with the requirements of this section. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Compliance supplement: means appendix XI to part 75 (previously known as the Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Computing devices: means machines used to acquire, store, analyze, process, and publish data and other information electronically, including accessories (or "peripherals") for printing, transmitting and receiving, or storing electronic information. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Condition: means the relative degree of soundness of a product which may affect its merchantability and includes those factors which are subject to change and may result from, but not necessarily limited to, age, improper handling, storage or lack of refrigeration. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Condition: The degree of acceptability of the container with respect to freedom from defects which affect the serviceability, including appearance as well as usability, of the container for its intended purpose. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Continuing development obligations: means a program of development or operations you conduct that, after you complete initial obligations defined in a unit agreement--

    (1) Meets or exceeds the rate of non-unit operations in the vicinity of the unit. See 43 CFR 3137.5

  • Contract: means a legal instrument by which a non-Federal entity purchases property or services needed to carry out the project or program under a Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Contractor: means an entity that receives a contract as defined in Contract. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Controlled substance: has the meaning such term has under 21 U. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Controlling Influence: means having or exercising authority, whether by act or omission, to direct some or all of a motor carrier's operational policy and/or safety management controls. See 49 CFR 385.903
  • Converter dolly: A motor vehicle consisting of a chassis equipped with one or more axles, a fifth wheel and/or equivalent mechanism, and drawbar, the attachment of which converts a semitrailer to a full trailer. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Conviction: means an unvacated adjudication of guilt, or a determination that a person has violated or failed to comply with the law in a court of original jurisdiction or by an authorized administrative tribunal, an unvacated forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure the person's appearance in court, a plea of guilty or nolo contendere accepted by the court, the payment of a fine or court cost, or violation of a condition of release without bail, regardless of whether or not the penalty is rebated, suspended, or probated. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Cooperative audit resolution: means the use of audit follow-up techniques which promote prompt corrective action by improving communication, fostering collaboration, promoting trust, and developing an understanding between the Federal agency and the non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Corrective action: means action taken by the auditee that:

    (1) Corrects identified deficiencies. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Cost allocation plan: means central service cost allocation plan or public assistance cost allocation plan. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cost objective: means a program, function, activity, award, organizational subdivision, contract, or work unit for which cost data are desired and for which provision is made to accumulate and measure the cost of processes, products, jobs, capital projects, etc. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Cost sharing or matching: means the portion of project costs not paid by Federal funds (unless otherwise authorized by Federal statute). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Crib-type log trailer: means a trailer equipped with stakes, bunks, a front-end structure, and a rear structure to restrain logs. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • criteria: means predetermined elements against which aspects of the quality of a medical service may be compared. See 42 CFR 456.51
  • criteria: means predetermined elements against which aspects of the quality of a medical service may be compared. See 42 CFR 456.151
  • Cross-cutting audit finding: means an audit finding where the same underlying condition or issue affects Federal awards of more than one Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Curb weight: The weight of a motor vehicle with standard equipment, maximum capacity of fuel, oil, and coolant. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Customer: means an occupant who is paying a facility manager, facility owner, or tenant for using all or any part of the space in the facility, or for communication services, and is not selling communication services or broadcasting to others. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Decisionmaker: means the Assistant Administrator of FMCSA, acting in the capacity of the decisionmaker or any person to whom the Assistant Administrator has delegated his/her authority in a civil penalty proceeding. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Decoration: means an order, device, medal, badge, insignia, emblem, or award tendered by, or received from, a foreign government. See 42 CFR 456.122
  • Default: means an omission or failure to perform a legal duty within the time specified for action, failure to reply to a Notice of Claim within the time required, or failure to submit a reply in accordance with the requirements of this part. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Department: means the U. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Department: means the U. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Department: The U. See 7 CFR 70.36
  • Departmental Appeals Board: means the independent office established in the Office of the Secretary with delegated authority from the Secretary to review and decide certain disputes between recipients of HHS funds and HHS awarding agencies under 45 CFR part 16 and to perform other review, adjudication and mediation services as assigned. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Disabling damage: means damage which precludes departure of a motor vehicle from the scene of the accident in its usual manner in daylight after simple repairs. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Disqualification: means any of the following three actions:

    (1) The suspension, revocation, or cancellation of a CLP or CDL by the State or jurisdiction of issuance. See 49 CFR 383.5

  • Docket Operations: means the U. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • DOT Agency: means an agency (or "operating administration") of the United States Department of Transportation administering regulations requiring alcohol and/or drug testing (14 CFR parts 61, 63, 65, 121, and 135. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Drainage: means the migration of hydrocarbons, inert gases (other than helium), or associated resources caused by production from other wells. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Driver: means any person who operates a commercial motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Driver applicant: means an individual who applies to a State or other jurisdiction to obtain, transfer, upgrade, or renew a CDL or to obtain or renew a CLP. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Driver-salesperson: means any employee who is employed solely as such by a private carrier of property by commercial motor vehicle, who is engaged both in selling goods, services, or the use of goods, and in delivering by commercial motor vehicle the goods sold or provided or upon which the services are performed, who does so entirely within a radius of 100 miles of the point at which he/she reports for duty, who devotes not more than 50 percent of his/her hours on duty to driving time. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Driving time: means all time spent at the driving controls of a commercial motor vehicle in operation. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Dunnage: All loose materials used to support and protect cargo. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • ELD record: means a record of duty status, recorded on an ELD, that reflects the data elements that an ELD must capture. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Eligible unit of local government: means a city, town, borough, county, parish, district, or other public body created by or pursuant to State law which has a total population of 3,000 individuals or less. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Emergency brake: A mechanism designed to stop a motor vehicle after a failure of the service brake system. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Emergency brake system: A mechanism designed to stop a vehicle after a single failure occurs in the service brake system of a part designed to contain compressed air or brake fluid or vacuum (except failure of a common valve, manifold brake fluid housing or brake chamber housing). See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Employee: means any operator of a commercial motor vehicle, including full time, regularly employed drivers. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Employer: means a person or entity employing one or more employees (including an individual who is self-employed) that is subject to DOT agency regulations requiring compliance with this part. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Employer: means any person (including the United States, a State, District of Columbia or a political subdivision of a State) who owns or leases a commercial motor vehicle or assigns employees to operate such a vehicle. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Endorsement: means an amendment to an insurance policy. See 49 CFR 387.5
  • Endorsement: means an amendment to an insurance policy. See 49 CFR 387.29
  • Endorsement: means an authorization to an individual's CLP or CDL required to permit the individual to operate certain types of commercial motor vehicles. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Entry-level driver: is a driver with less than one year of experience operating a CMV with a CDL in interstate commerce. See 49 CFR 380.502
  • Entry-level driver: means an individual who must complete the CDL skills test requirements under §383. See 49 CFR 380.605
  • Entry-level driver training: means training an entry-level driver receives from an entity listed on FMCSA's Training Provider Registry prior to:

    (1) Taking the CDL skills test required to receive the Class A or Class B CDL for the first time. See 49 CFR 380.605

  • Equipment: means tangible personal property (including information technology systems) having a useful life of more than one year and a per-unit acquisition cost which equals or exceeds the lesser of the capitalization level established by the non-Federal entity for financial statement purposes, or $5,000. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Expenditures: means charges made by a non-Federal entity to a project or program for which a Federal award was received. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Facility: means an improvement or structure, whether existing or planned, that is or would be owned and controlled by the grant or lease holder within a right-of-way. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Facility manager: means a person or entity that leases space in a facility to communication users and:

    (1) Holds a communication use grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Facility owner: means a person or entity that may or may not lease space in a facility to communication users and:

    (1) Holds a communication use grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Farm supplies for agricultural purposes: means products directly related to the growing or harvesting of agricultural commodities during the planting and harvesting seasons within each State, as determined by the State, and livestock feed at any time of the year. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Fatality: means the death of a person as a result of a motor vehicle accident. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Federal agency: means an "agency" as defined at 5 U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal award date: means the date when the Federal award is signed by the authorized official of the Federal awarding agency. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal awarding agency: means the Federal agency that provides a Federal award directly to a non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Federal share: means the portion of total project costs that are paid by Federal funds. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Felony: means an offense under State or Federal law that is punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding 1 year. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Field Administrator: means the head of an FMCSA Service Center who has been delegated authority to initiate compliance and enforcement actions on behalf of FMCSA. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Fifth wheel: A device mounted on a truck tractor or similar towing vehicle (e. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Final cost objective: means a cost objective which has allocated to it both direct and indirect costs and, in the non-Federal entity's accumulation system, is one of the final accumulation points, such as a particular award, internal project, or other direct activity of a non-Federal entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Financial institution: means any institution the business of which is engaging in activities that are financial in nature or incidental to such financial activities as described in section 4(k) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U. See 42 CFR 476.110
  • Financial responsibility: means the financial reserves (e. See 49 CFR 387.5
  • Financial responsibility: means the financial reserves (e. See 49 CFR 387.29
  • Fixed amount awards: means a type of grant agreement under which the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity provides a specific level of support without regard to actual costs incurred under the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Foreign: means outside the fifty United States and the District of Columbia. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Foreign commercial driver: means an individual licensed to operate a commercial motor vehicle by an authority outside the United States, or a citizen of a foreign country who operates a commercial motor vehicle in the United States. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Frame vehicle: A vehicle with skeletal structure fitted with one or more bunk units for transporting logs. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Freight forwarder: means a person holding itself out to the general public (other than as an express, pipeline, rail, sleeping car, motor, or water carrier) to provide transportation of property for compensation in interstate commerce, and in the ordinary course of its business:

    (1) Performs or provides for assembling, consolidating, break-bulk, and distribution of shipments. See 49 CFR 386.2

  • Friction mat: A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and article of cargo, or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Front fog lamp: A lighting device whose beam provides downward illumination forward of the vehicle and close to the ground, and is to be used only under conditions of rain, snow, dust, smoke or fog. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • General purpose equipment: means equipment which is not limited to research, medical, scientific or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Gift: means a tangible or intangible present (other than a decoration) tendered by, or received from, a foreign government. See 42 CFR 456.122
  • Grade: means a class or rank of quality. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Grant: means any authorization or instrument (e. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Grazing lease: means a document that authorizes grazing use of the public lands under Section 15 of the Act. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Grazing permit: means a document that authorizes grazing use of the public lands under Section 3 of the Act. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Ground water well drilling rig: means any vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer, semi-trailer, or specialized mobile equipment propelled or drawn by mechanical power and used on highways to transport water well field operating equipment, including water well drilling and pump service rigs equipped to access ground water. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Hazard warning signal: Lamps that flash simultaneously to the front and rear, on both the right and left sides of a commercial motor vehicle, to indicate to an approaching driver the presence of a vehicular hazard. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Hazardous materials: means any material that has been designated as hazardous under 49 U. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Hearing: Hearing shall not be less than 10/20 in the better ear, for conversational tones, without a hearing aid. See 29 CFR 500.105
  • Hearing officer: means a neutral Agency employee designated by the Assistant Administrator to preside over an informal hearing. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Heater: Any device or assembly of devices or appliances used to heat the interior of any motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Heavy hauler trailer: A trailer which has one or more of the following characteristics, but which is not a container chassis trailer:

    (1) Its brake lines are designed to adapt to separation or extension of the vehicle frame. See 49 CFR 393.5

  • HHS awarding agency: means any organization component of HHS that is authorized to make and administer awards. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Hi-rail vehicle: means an internal rail flaw detection vehicle equipped with flange hi-rails. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Holder: means any entity with a BLM right-of-way authorization. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Hook-lift container: A specialized container, primarily used to contain and transport materials in the waste, recycling, construction/demolition and scrap industries, which is used in conjunction with specialized vehicles, in which the container is loaded and unloaded onto a tilt frame body by an articulating hook-arm. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state, or a subdivision of a state. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Hours per year: means the total number of hours in a year, which, for purposes of this part, means 8,760 hours. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Hydraulic brake system: A system that uses hydraulic fluid as a medium for transmitting force from a service brake control to the service brake, and that may incorporate a brake power assist unit, or a brake power unit. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Identification lamps: Lamps used to identify certain types of commercial motor vehicles. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Imminent hazard: means the existence of any condition of vehicle, employee, or commercial motor vehicle operations that substantially increases the likelihood of serious injury or death if not discontinued immediately. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • In bulk: means the transportation, as cargo, of property, except Division 1. See 49 CFR 387.5
  • Indian tribe: means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Indirect cost rate proposal: means the documentation prepared by a non-Federal entity to substantiate its request for the establishment of an indirect cost rate as described in appendix III through appendix VII, and appendix IX of this part. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Individual shipper: means any person who--

    (1) Is the shipper, consignor, or consignee of a household goods shipment. See 49 CFR 375.103

  • Information technology systems: means computing devices, ancillary equipment, software, firmware, and similar procedures, services (including support services), and related resources. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Inholding: means State-owned or privately owned land that is completely surrounded by Congressionally designated wilderness. See 43 CFR 6301.5
  • Inspection service: means :

    (1) The Service established and conducted under the regulations in this part for the determination and certification or other identification as to the grade, the quality and/or condition of fresh fruits or vegetables and related products including the condition of container. See 7 CFR 51.2

  • Inspector: means any employee of the Department authorized by the Secretary or any other person licensed by the Secretary, to investigate, sample, inspect, and certify, in accordance with the regulations in this part, to any interested party the quality, quantity and/or condition of any fresh product covered in this part, and to perform related duties in connection with the inspection service. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Intangible property: means property having no physical existence, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents and patent applications and property, such as loans, notes and other debt instruments, lease agreements, stock and other instruments of property ownership (whether the property is tangible or intangible). See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Integral securement system: A system on certain roll-on/roll-off containers and hook-lift containers and their related transport vehicles in which compatible front and rear hold down devices are mated to provide securement of the complete vehicle and its articles of cargo. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Integrated trainset: means a passenger train in which all units of the trainset are designed to operate together to achieve the trainset's structural crashworthiness performance. See 49 CFR 238.702
  • Interested party: means any person who has a financial interest in the product for which inspection is requested. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Internal controls: means a process, implemented by a non-Federal entity, designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of objectives in the following categories:

    (1) Effectiveness and efficiency of operations. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • IPD-GDP: means the Implicit Price Deflator, Gross Domestic Product, as published in the most recent edition of the Survey of Current Business of the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • King-pin: means that device which is used to connect the "upper-half" to the "lower-half" in such manner as to permit relative movement in a horizontal plane between the towed and towing vehicles. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • labor organization: means any lawful organization of any kind, or any employee representation group, which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with any Federal Reserve Bank concerning grievances, personnel policies and practices, or other matters affecting the working conditions of its employees, but the term shall not include any organization:

    (a) Which asserts the right to strike against the government of the United States, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, or any Federal Reserve Bank, or to assist or participate in any such strike, or which imposes a duty or obligation to conduct, assist or participate in any such strike. See 42 CFR 456.201

  • Lamp: A device used to produce artificial light. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • LCV Double: means an LCV consisting of a truck-tractor in combination with two trailers and/or semi-trailers. See 49 CFR 380.105
  • LCV Triple: means an LCV consisting of a truck-tractor in combination with three trailers and/or semi-trailers. See 49 CFR 380.105
  • License plate lamp: A lamp used to illuminate the license plate on the rear of a motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Licensed medical practitioner: means a person who is licensed, certified, and/or registered, in accordance with applicable Federal, State, local, or foreign laws and regulations, to prescribe controlled substances and other drugs. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Licensing entity: means the agency of State government that is authorized to issue drivers' licenses. See 49 CFR 384.105
  • Livestock: means cattle, elk, reindeer, bison, horses, deer, sheep, goats, swine, poultry (including egg-producing poultry), fish used for food, and other animals designated by the Secretary of Agriculture that are part of a foundation herd (including dairy producing cattle) or offspring. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Loan: means a Federal loan or loan guarantee received or administered by a non-Federal entity, except as used in the definition of Program income. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • loan guarantee: means any Federal Government guarantee, insurance, or other pledge with respect to the payment of all or a part of the principal or interest on any debt obligation of a non-Federal borrower to a non-Federal lender, but does not include the insurance of deposits, shares, or other withdrawable accounts in financial institutions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Local government: means any unit of government within a state, including a:

    (1) County. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • Longwood: All logs that are not shortwood, i. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Mail: means U. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Major program: means a Federal program determined by the auditor to be a major program in accordance with §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Management decision: means the evaluation by the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity of the audit findings and corrective action plan and the issuance of a written decision to the auditee as to what corrective action is necessary. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • May: means an option. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Mechanical transport: means any vehicle, device, or contrivance for moving people or material in or over land, water, snow, or air that has moving parts. See 43 CFR 6301.5
  • Micro-purchase: means a purchase of supplies or services using simplified acquisition procedures, the aggregate amount of which does not exceed the micro-purchase threshold. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Microwave: means communication uses that:

    (i) Provide long-line intrastate and interstate public telephone, television, and data transmissions. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Military service member: means a member of the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard, and their associated reserve, and National Guard units. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Minimal value: means retail value in the United States at the time of acceptance of $285 or less as of January 1, 2002, and at 3-year intervals thereafter, as redefined in regulations prescribed by the Administrator of General Services, in consultation with the Secretary of State, to reflect changes in the consumer price index for the immediately preceding 3-year period. See 42 CFR 456.122
  • Mining claim: means any unpatented mining claim, millsite, or tunnel site located under the mining laws. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Mobile telephone: means a mobile communication device that falls under or uses any commercial mobile radio service, as defined in regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, 47 CFR 20. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Monitoring: means those actions the Federal government performs to ensure compliance with the terms, conditions, and stipulations of a grant. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • motor carrier: includes all for-hire motor carriers, employers, officers and other persons, however designated, that are registered or required to be registered under 49 U. See 49 CFR 385.901
  • Motor carrier: means a motor carrier, motor private carrier, or motor carrier of migrant workers as defined in 49 U. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Motor carrier: means a for-hire motor carrier or a private motor carrier. See 49 CFR 387.5
  • Motor carrier: means a for-hire motor carrier. See 49 CFR 387.29
  • Motor vehicle: means a vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer, or semitrailer propelled or drawn by mechanical power used on highways, except that such term does not include a vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer, semitrailer operated exclusively on a rail. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Motorized equipment: means any machine that uses or is activated by a motor, engine, or other power source. See 43 CFR 6301.5
  • Multi-piece windshield: A windshield consisting of two or more windshield glazing surface areas. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Must: means a legal obligation. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Negative return-to-duty test result: means a return-to-duty test with a negative drug result and/or an alcohol test with an alcohol concentration of less than 0. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Net capacity factor: means the average operational time divided by the average potential operational time of a solar or wind energy development, multiplied by the current technology efficiency rates. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Newly insured institutions: A depository institution shall display the official sign no later than its twenty-first day of operation as an insured depository institution, unless the institution promptly requested the official sign from the Corporation, but did not receive it before that date. See 42 CFR 476.70
  • No-activity zone: means the two geographic areas delineated by the Department of the Interior in stipulations for OCS lease sale 112 over and surrounding the East and West Flower Garden Banks, and the geographic area delineated by the Department of the Interior in stipulations for OCS lease sale 171 over and surrounding Stetson Bank, as areas in which activities associated with exploration for, development of, or production of hydrocarbons are prohibited. See 15 CFR 922.121
  • Non-CDL: means any other type of motor vehicle license, such as an automobile driver's license, a chauffeur's license, or a motorcycle license. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Non-CMV: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles not defined by the term "commercial motor vehicle (CMV)" in this section. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Non-domiciled CLP or Non-domiciled CDL: means a CLP or CDL, respectively, issued by a State or other jurisdiction under either of the following two conditions:

    (1) To an individual domiciled in a foreign country meeting the requirements of §383. See 49 CFR 383.5

  • Non-Federal entity: means a state, local government, Indian tribe, institution of higher education (IHE), or nonprofit organization that carries out a Federal award as a recipient or subrecipient. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Nonprofit organization: means any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization, not including IHEs, that:

    (1) Is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest. See 45 CFR 75.2

  • norms: means numerical or statistical measures of usually observed performance. See 42 CFR 456.51
  • norms: means numerical or statistical measures of usually observed performance. See 42 CFR 456.151
  • NPR-A: means the area formerly within Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 4 Alaska which was redesignated as the National Petroleum Reserve--Alaska by the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 (42 U. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • NPR-A lease: means any oil and gas lease within the boundaries of the NPR-A, issued and administered by the United States under the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976, as amended (42 U. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • obligations: means orders placed for property and services, contracts and subawards made, and similar transactions during a given period that require payment by the non-Federal entity during the same or a future period. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Official advertising statement: The official advertising statement shall be in substance as follows: "Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. See 42 CFR 476.71
  • On-duty time: means all time from the time a driver begins to work or is required to be in readiness to work until the time the driver is relieved from work and all responsibility for performing work. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Operations: means all functions, work, facilities, and activities on public lands in connection with prospecting, exploration, discovery and assessment work, development, extraction, and processing of mineral deposits locatable under the mining laws. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Operator: means a person conducting or proposing to conduct operations. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Order for service: means a document authorizing you to transport an individual shipper's household goods. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • our: means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Out-of-service order: means a declaration by an authorized enforcement officer of a Federal, State, Canadian, Mexican, or local jurisdiction that a driver, a commercial motor vehicle, or a motor carrier operation, is out-of-service pursuant to §§386. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Oversight agency for audit: means the Federal awarding agency that provides the predominant amount of funding directly to a non-Federal entity not assigned a cognizant agency for audit. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Parking brake system: A mechanism designed to prevent the movement of a stationary motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Participant support costs: means direct costs for items such as stipends or subsistence allowances, travel allowances, and registration fees paid to or on behalf of participants or trainees (but not employees) in connection with conferences, or training projects. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Participating area: means those committed tracts or portions of those committed tracts within the unit area that are proven to be productive by a well meeting the productivity criteria specified in the unit agreement. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Pass-through entity: means a non-Federal entity that provides a subaward to a subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Period of performance: means the time during which the non-Federal entity may incur new obligations to carry out the work authorized under the Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, trust, consortium, joint venture, or any other entity conducting operations on public lands. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, or any other organized group of individuals. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, business trust, corporation, any organized group of persons (whether incorporated or not), the United States (including, but not limited to, any corporate agencies thereof), and any State, county, or municipal government, any common carrier, and any authorized agent of any of the foregoing. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Personal property: means property of any kind except real property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Primary target: means the principal geologic formation that you intend to develop and produce. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Prior approval: means written approval by an authorized HHS official evidencing prior consent before a recipient undertakes certain activities or incurs specific costs. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Program income: means gross income earned by the non-Federal entity that is directly generated by a supported activity or earned as a result of the Federal award during the period of performance except as provided in §75. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Project area: means the area of land upon which the operator conducts operations, including the area required for construction or maintenance of roads, transmission lines, pipelines, or other means of access by the operator. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Project costs: means total allowable costs incurred under a Federal award and all required cost sharing and voluntary committed cost sharing, including third-party contributions. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Property: means real property or personal property. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Public lands: means any land and interest in land owned by the United States within the several states and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through BLM without regard to how the United States acquired ownership, except lands:

    (1) Located on the Outer Continental Shelf. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Public lands: means any land and interest in land outside of Alaska owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management, except lands held for the benefit of Indians. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Public lands: means any lands and interests in lands owned by the United States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through BLM without regard to how the United States acquired ownership. See 43 CFR 6301.5
  • Public liability: means liability for bodily injury or property damage and includes liability for environmental restoration. See 49 CFR 387.5
  • Public liability: means liability for bodily injury or property damage. See 49 CFR 387.29
  • Pulpwood trailer: A trailer or semitrailer that is designed exclusively for harvesting logs or pulpwood and constructed with a skeletal frame with no means for attachment of a solid bed, body, or container. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Qualified LCV driver-instructor: means an instructor meeting the requirements contained in subpart C of this part. See 49 CFR 380.105
  • Quality: means the combination of the inherent properties or attributes of a product which determines its relative degree of excellence. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Range: means an area that must be free of obstructions, enables the driver to maneuver safely and free from interference from other vehicles and hazards, and has adequate sight lines. See 49 CFR 380.605
  • Range improvement: means an authorized physical modification or treatment which is designed to improve production of forage. See 43 CFR 4100.0-5
  • Rate of return: means the relationship of income (to the property owner) to revenue generated from authorized solar and wind energy development facilities based on the 10-year average of the 20-year U. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Ready-mixed concrete delivery vehicle: means a vehicle designed to deliver ready-mixed concrete on a daily basis and equipped with a mechanism under which the vehicle's propulsion engine provides the power to operate a mixer drum to agitate and mix the product en route to the delivery site. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Real property: means land, including land improvements, structures and appurtenances thereto, but excludes moveable machinery and equipment. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Rear extremity: The rearmost point on a motor vehicle that falls above a horizontal plane located 560 mm (22 inches) above the ground and below a horizontal plane located 1,900 mm (75 inches) above the ground when the motor vehicle is stopped on level ground. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Reasonable dispatch: means the performance of transportation on the dates, or during the period, agreed upon by you and the individual shipper and shown on the Order For Service/Bill of Lading. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Recipient: means an entity, usually but not limited to non-Federal entities, that receives a Federal award directly from a Federal awarding agency to carry out an activity under a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Reclamation: means taking measures required by this subpart following disturbance of public lands caused by operations to meet applicable performance standards and achieve conditions required by BLM at the conclusion of operations. See 43 CFR 3809.5
  • Record title: means legal ownership of an oil and gas lease recorded in BLM's records. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Reflective material: A material conforming to Federal Specification L-S-300, "Sheeting and Tape, Reflective. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Reflex reflector: A device which is used on a vehicle to give an indication to an approaching driver by reflected lighted from the lamps on the approaching vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Registration: means the registration required under 49 U. See 49 CFR 385.903
  • Registration: means the registration required under 49 U. See 49 CFR 385.1003
  • Regulations: means the regulations in this subpart. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • Remote Service Facility: includes any automated teller machine, cash dispensing machine, point-of-sale terminal, or other remote electronic facility where deposits are received. See 42 CFR 476.70
  • Reply: means a written response to a Notice of Claim, admitting or denying the allegations contained within the Notice of Claim. See 49 CFR 386.2
  • Representative vehicle: means a motor vehicle which represents the type of motor vehicle that a driver applicant operates or expects to operate. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Reservoir heterogeneity: means spatial differences in the oil and gas reservoir properties. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • Right-of-way: means the public lands that the BLM authorizes a holder to use or occupy under a particular grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • RMA: means the Ranally Metro Area Population Ranking as published in the most recent edition of the Rand McNally Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • saddle-mount: means that part of the device which is securely attached to the towed vehicle and maintains a fixed position relative thereto, but does not include the "king-pin;"

    (2) Lower-half. See 49 CFR 393.5

  • Safety permit: means a document issued by FMCSA that contains a permit number and confers authority to transport in commerce the hazardous materials listed in §385. See 49 CFR 385.402
  • Safety-sensitive function: means all time from the time a driver begins to work or is required to be in readiness to work until the time he/she is relieved from work and all responsibility for performing work. See 49 CFR 382.107
  • Sampling: means the act of selecting samples of a commodity for the purpose of inspection under the regulations in this part. See 7 CFR 51.2
  • School bus: means a CMV used to transport pre-primary, primary, or secondary school students from home to school, from school to home, or to and from school-sponsored events. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Seating capacity: means any plan view location capable of accommodating a person at least as large as a 5th percentile adult female, if the overall seat configuration and design and vehicle design is such that the position is likely to be used as a seating position while the vehicle is in motion, except for auxiliary seating accommodations such as temporary or folding jump seats. See 49 CFR 387.29
  • Service brake system: A primary brake system used for slowing and stopping a vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Seven consecutive days: means the period of 7 consecutive days beginning on any day at the time designated by the motor carrier for a 24-hour period. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Shipment: means the offering or loading of hazardous materials at one loading facility using one transport vehicle, or the transport of that transport vehicle. See 49 CFR 385.402
  • Shortwood: All logs typically up to 4. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Should: means a recommendation. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Side extremity: The outermost point on a side of the motor vehicle that is above a horizontal plane located 560 mm (22 inches) above the ground, below a horizontal plane located 1,900 mm (75 inches) above the ground, and between a transverse vertical plane tangent to the rear extremity of the vehicle and a transverse vertical plane located 305 mm (12 inches) forward of that plane when the vehicle is unloaded. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Side marker lamps: Lamps mounted on the side, on the permanent structure of the motor vehicle as near as practicable to the front and rear of the vehicle, that provide light to the side to indicate the overall length of the motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Sided vehicle: A vehicle whose cargo compartment is enclosed on all four sides by walls of sufficient strength to contain articles of cargo, where the walls may include latched openings for loading and unloading, and includes vans, dump bodies, and a sided intermodal container carried by a vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Simplified acquisition threshold: means the dollar amount below which a non-Federal entity may purchase property or services using small purchase methods. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Site: means an area, such as a mountaintop, where a holder locates one or more communication or other right-of-way facilities. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Skills instructor: means a qualified LCV driver-instructor who provides behind-the-wheel instruction involving the actual operation of a longer combination vehicle or its components outside a classroom. See 49 CFR 380.105
  • Sleeper berth: means a berth conforming to the requirements of §393. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Special purpose equipment: means equipment which is used only for research, medical, scientific, or other technical activities. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Split service brake system: A brake system consisting of two or more subsystems actuated by a single control designed so that a leakage-type failure of a pressure component in a single subsystem (except structural failure of a housing that is common to two or more subsystems) shall not impair the operation of any other subsystem. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. See 49 CFR 387.5
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam and the Virgin Islands. See 49 CFR 355.5
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • State: means a State of the United States and the District of Columbia. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • State of domicile: means that State where a person has his/her true, fixed, and permanent home and principal residence and to which he/she has the intention of returning whenever he/she is absent. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Steering wheel lash: The condition in which the steering wheel may be turned through some part of a revolution without associated movement of the front wheels. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Stop lamps: Lamps shown to the rear of a motor vehicle to indicate that the service brake system is engaged. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Subaward: means an award provided by a pass-through entity to a subrecipient for the subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal award received by the pass-through entity. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Subrecipient: means a non-Federal entity that receives a subaward from a pass-through entity to carry out part of a Federal program. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Supplies: means all tangible personal property other than those described in Equipment. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Supporting document: means a document, in any medium, generated or received by a motor carrier in the normal course of business as described in §395. See 49 CFR 395.2
  • Surface Transportation Board: means an agency within the Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Surge brake: A self-contained, permanently closed hydraulic brake system for trailers that relies on inertial forces, developed in response to the braking action of the towing vehicle, applied to a hydraulic device mounted on or connected to the tongue of the trailer, to slow down or stop the towed vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Suspension of award activities: means an action by the HHS awarding agency requiring the recipient to cease all activities on the award pending corrective action by the recipient. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Tail lamps: Lamps used to designate the rear of a motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Tank vehicle: means any commercial motor vehicle that is designed to transport any liquid or gaseous materials within a tank or tanks having an individual rated capacity of more than 119 gallons and an aggregate rated capacity of 1,000 gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or the chassis. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Tariff: means an issuance (in whole or in part) containing rates, rules, regulations, classifications or other provisions related to a motor carrier's transportation services. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Television broadcast: means a use that broadcasts UHF and VHF audio and video signals for general public reception. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Tenant: means an occupant who is paying a facility manager, facility owner, or other entity for occupying and using all or any part of a facility. See 43 CFR 2801.5
  • Termination: means the ending of a Federal award, in whole or in part at any time prior to the planned end of period of performance. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Terms: As used in this part, the term:

    Acreage rent means rent assessed for solar and wind energy development grants and leases that is determined by the number of acres authorized for the grant or lease. See 43 CFR 2801.5

  • Texting: means manually entering alphanumeric text into, or reading text from, an electronic device. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Third party tester: means a person (including, but not limited to, another State, a motor carrier, a private driver training facility or other private institution, or a department, agency or instrumentality of a local government) authorized by the State to employ skills test examiners to administer the CDL skills tests specified in subparts G and H of this part. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Third-party in-kind contributions: means the value of non-cash contributions (i. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Tiedown: A combination of securing devices which forms an assembly that attaches articles of cargo to, or restrains articles of cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s). See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Tow bar: A strut or column-like device temporarily attached between the rear of a towing vehicle and the front of the vehicle being towed. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Tract: means land that may be included in an NPR-A oil and gas unit agreement and that may or may not be in a Federal lease. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Training institution: means any technical or vocational school accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U. See 49 CFR 380.105
  • Training provider: means an entity that is listed on the FMCSA Training Provider Registry, as required by subpart G of this part. See 49 CFR 380.605
  • Turn signals: Lamps used to indicate a change in direction by emitting a flashing light on the side of a motor vehicle towards which a turn will be made. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Unit agreement: means a BLM-approved agreement to cooperate in exploring, developing, operating and sharing in production of all or part of an oil or gas pool, field or like area, including at least one NPR-A lease, without regard to lease boundaries and ownership. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • Unit area: means all tracts committed to a BLM-approved unit. See 43 CFR 3137.5
  • United States: means the 50 States and the District of Columbia. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Unnecessary or undue degradation: means conditions, activities, or practices that:

    (1) Fail to comply with one or more of the following: the performance standards in §3809. See 43 CFR 3809.5

  • Upper coupler assembly: A structure consisting of an upper coupler plate, king-pin and supporting framework which interfaces with and couples to a fifth wheel. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Utility service vehicle: means any commercial motor vehicle:

    (1) Used in the furtherance of repairing, maintaining, or operating any structures or any other physical facilities necessary for the delivery of public utility services, including the furnishing of electric, gas, water, sanitary sewer, telephone, and television cable or community antenna service. See 49 CFR 395.2

  • Valid occupancy: means an occupancy under a current permit, lease, or other written authorization from BLM to occupy public lands. See 43 CFR 6301.5
  • Variation in reservoir producibility: means differences in the rates oil and gas wells produce from the reservoir. See 43 CFR 3130.0-5
  • Vehicle: means a motor vehicle unless otherwise specified. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Vehicle group: means a class or type of vehicle with certain operating characteristics. See 49 CFR 383.5
  • Voluntary committed cost sharing: means cost sharing specifically pledged on a voluntary basis in the proposal's budget or the Federal award on the part of the non-Federal entity and that becomes a binding requirement of Federal award. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Well: The depression formed between two cylindrical articles of cargo when they are laid with their eyes horizontal and parallel against each other. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Wheelchair: means a device that is designed solely for use by a mobility-impaired person for locomotion, and that is suitable for use in an indoor pedestrian area. See 43 CFR 6301.5
  • Windshield: The principal forward facing glazed surface provided for forward vision in operating a motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Working capital advance: means a procedure whereby funds are advanced to the recipient to cover its estimated disbursement needs for a given initial period. See 45 CFR 75.2
  • Year of noncompliance: means any Federal fiscal year during which--

    (1) A State fails to submit timely certification as prescribed in subpart C of this part. See 49 CFR 384.105

  • your: means a household goods motor carrier engaged in the interstate transportation of household goods and its household goods agents. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Zone: means one of eight geographic groupings necessary for linear right-of-way rent assessment purposes, covering all lands in the contiguous United States. See 43 CFR 2801.5