49 CFR 391.2 - General exceptions.
Title 49: TransportationSubtitle B: Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) CHAPTER III: FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SUBCHAPTER B: FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS PART 391: QUALIFICATIONS OF DRIVERS AND LONGER COMBINATION VEHICLE (LCV) DRIVER INSTRUCTORS Subpart A: General 391.2 - General exceptions. (a) Farm custom operation. The rules in this part, except for ? 391.15(e) and (f), do not apply to a driver who drives a commercial motor vehicle controlled and operated by a person engaged in custom-harvesting operations, if the commercial motor vehicle is used to? (1) Transport farm machinery, supplies, or both, to or from a farm for custom-harvesting operations on a farm; or (2) Transport custom-harvested crops to storage or market. (b) Apiarian industries. The rules in this part, except for ? 391.15(e) and (f), do not apply to a driver who is operating a commercial motor vehicle controlled and operated by a beekeeper engaged in the seasonal transportation of bees. (c) Certain farm vehicle drivers. The rules in this part, except for ? 391.15(e) and (f), do not apply to a farm vehicle driver except a farm vehicle driver who drives an articulated (combination) commercial motor vehicle, as defined in ? 390.5 of this chapter. For limited exemptions for farm vehicle drivers of articulated commercial motor vehicles, see ? 391.67. (d) Covered farm vehicles. The rules in part 391, Subpart E?Physical Qualifications and Examinations?do not apply to drivers of ?covered farm vehicles,? as defined in 49 CFR 390.5. [76 FR 75487, Dec. 2, 2011, as amended at 78 FR 16195, Mar. 14, 2013; 78 FR 58483, Sept. 24, 2013]