Chapter 02 - Commercial Vehicles

Chapter 02 - Commercial Vehicles

19.0201 Condition of commercial vehicles.

Every commercial vehicle shall be maintained in a safe and sanitary condition at all times and shall be at all times subject to inspection.

19.0202 Servicing commercial vehicles.

No commercial vehicle may be filled with gasoline, diesel, or other fuel or otherwise serviced with passengers on board the vehicle.

19.0203 Drivers of vehicles.

Every driver of a commercial vehicle shall be at least 21 years of age, in good physical condition, of good moral character, fully competent to operate the commercial vehicle under his charge, and hold a private driver’s license and a commercial driver’s permit.

19.0204 Passengers on vehicles.

Passengers shall not be permitted to ride on the running boards, fenders, or on any other outside part of passenger-carrying commercial vehicles.

19.0205 Distinctive markings and tags on vehicles.

There shall be attached to each commercial vehicle such distinctive markings or tags as shall be prescribed by the commission.

19.0206 Safety rules and regulations by commission.

The Commission shall promulgate such other safety rules and regulations as it may deem necessary to govern and control the operation of commercial vehicles upon the highways and the maintenance and inspection thereof.