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Louisiana Hazmat Transportation: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous Materials Transportation and Motor Carrier Safety, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LRS) 32:1501 to 32:1525.

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Hazardous Waste Control Law, LRS 30:2189

Hazardous material transporter rules: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.10101 to 33:V.11105

Definition: LAC 33:V.10105

Reporting requirements under emergency conditions: LAC 33:V.11101 to 33:V.11105

Penalties: LRS 32:1512 to 32:1520, LAC 33:V.10307, and LAC 33:V.10309

Route restrictions: LRS 32:1521

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Correction (DPS) Office of State Police

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana follows the federal hazardous materials regulations. Louisiana has additional reporting requirements under certain emergency conditions and has route restrictions for the transport of hazardous materials within the state.

Administration and enforcement. The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Correction (DPS) administers and enforces the federal hazardous materials regulations and the federal motor carrier safety regulations as well as Louisiana's additional requirements.

State Requirements

DEFINITION

LAC 33:V.10105

DPS's definition of hazardous material includes "any substance designated by [DPS] in these rules which meet criteria established for adding other materials to the list. The term shall mean and include hazardous substances."

REPORTING UNDER EMERGENCY CONDITIONS

LAC 33:V.11101 to 33:V.11105

The requirements apply to anyone engaged in the transportation of certain hazardous materials by railcars, vessels, or barges, and to hazardous materials temporarily ...


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