North Carolina HazMat Transportation laws & safety compliance analysis

North Carolina HazMat Transportation: What you need to know

· Rules.North Carolina follows the federal hazardous materials regulations for hazardous materials motor carriers.

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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.

· Administration and enforcement. DCCPS's Motor Carrier Enforcement Section is responsible for enforcing the hazardous materials regulations and the motor carrier safety regulations in North Carolina.

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