49 CFR 391.2 - General exceptions.

Updated to:October 2013
 
CONTENT

Title 49: Transportation

Subtitle 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]