Rhode Island Hazmat Transportation regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Hazmat Transportation: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous materials and motor carrier safety: Rhode Island General Laws (RI Gen. Laws) 31-23-1

Regulatory Agency
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Rhode Island State Police Patrol Bureau Commercial Enforcement Unit

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Rhode Island adopts the federal hazardous materials regulations as they apply to motor carriers. For more information about hazardous materials transportation requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS.

Administration and enforcement. The State Police enforce the hazardous materials and motor carrier safety regulations in Rhode Island.

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