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Arkansas Hazmat Transportation: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 27-2-101 to 27-2-105

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Adoption of U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) hazardous materials regulations: Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) HM Rule 1.2

Hazardous materials transporters:

Notification: AR Code Ann. 27-2-103

Regulatory Agency

Arkansas State Highway Commission Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) Highway Police Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas incorporates by reference most of the federal requirements for hazardous materials transporters as they apply to motor carriers, with an exception for fuel tank packaging and certain vehicles used in intrastate farming operations. Arkansas also requires that in addition to the National Response Center, the State Police also be notified in the event of a hazardous materials spill.

Arkansas has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste transporters, with additional state requirements for transfer facilities, permits, fees, and discharges during transport. See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.

Administration and enforcement. AHTD administers and enforces the hazardous materials transportation rules in Arkansas. ADEQ and AHTD administer and enforce the rules for hazardous waste transporters.

State Requirements

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

Notification

AR Code Ann. 27-2-103

In the event of a hazardous materials spill, in addition to the National Response Center, Arkansas transporters are required to notify the Arkansas State Police.


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