Mississippi Hazmat Transportation regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Hazmat Transportation: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Mississippi Motor Carrier Regulatory Law, Mississippi Code Annotated 77-7-16

Regulatory Agencies
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Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol Motor Carrier Division

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT)

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Mississippi follows the federal regulations for the transportation of hazardous materials. See the national section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS for more information.

Administration and enforcement. The Motor Carrier Division of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety issues commercial driver's licenses in Mississippi and is authorized to inspect motor vehicles transporting hazardous material that requires placarding. The Mississippi Department of Transportation administers and enforces the motor carrier safety and hazardous materials transportation regulations.

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