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If a Part 180 inspection becomes due while a trailer is on the road making a delivery, can the trailer legally deliver the load?

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If a Part 180 inspection becomes due while a trailer is on the road making a delivery, can the trailer legally deliver the load?

Answer:

Yes.  Part 180.407(1) states that a cargo tank that is due an inspection cannot be loaded after the date the inspection comes due.  You can complete that load and then must have the inspection completed prior to loading the trailer.