Fuel Smarts

O.K. to Put Hazmat Placards Low On Trailer

June 13, 2000

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The U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Div. has reversed its ban on placards mounted low on the rear of a trailer.

According to the American Trucking Associations, which met with RSPA officials regarding this matter, hazmat placards may be placed at a level below the trailer floor and behind the rear underride guard as long as they're not obscured.

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