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Utah Hazmat Transportation: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Regulations for motor carriers transporting hazardous materials: Utah Administrative Rules (R)909-75-1

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Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) Motor Carrier Division

Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) Driver License Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah has adopted the federal hazardous materials regulations as they apply to motor carriers.

In addition to a commercial driver's license, anyone carrying hazardous materials in amounts requiring placards is required to have a hazardous materials endorsement. Before applying for this endorsement, a driver must undergo a federal security threat assessment. See the national section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS for more information.

For information specific to hazardous waste transporters in Utah, see the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.

Administration and enforcement. UDOT's Motor Carrier Division is responsible for enforcing the hazardous materials regulations in Utah. DPS's Driver License Division issues commercial drivers licenses in the state.


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