2021 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 16 - Vehicle Equipment
Section 1639 - Hazardous materials -- Transportation regulations -- Fire extinguishers.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1639 (2021)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-1639. Hazardous materials -- Transportation regulations -- Fire extinguishers.
  • (1)
    • (a) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the Department of Transportation shall make rules for the safe transportation of hazardous materials.
    • (b) The rules shall adopt by reference or be consistent with current Hazardous Materials Regulations of the United States Department of Transportation.
    • (c) An adoption by reference under Subsection (1)(b) shall be construed to incorporate amendments thereto as may be made from time to time.
  • (2) A person operating a vehicle transporting any hazardous material as a cargo or part of a cargo on a highway shall at all times comply with rules made by the Department of Transportation under this section including being:
    • (a) marked or placarded; and
    • (b) equipped with fire extinguishers:
      • (i) of a type, size, and number approved by rule; and
      • (ii) that are filled, ready for immediate use, and placed at a convenient point on the vehicle.
    • (c) A violation of Subsection (2)(a) or (b) is an infraction.

Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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