Dec. 1 is deadline for conspicuity compliance

| Friday, November 30, 2001

As of Dec. 1, all trailers and other commercial trailing vehicles, including intermodal chassis, are required to be equipped with reflective conspicuity tape per 49 CFR 393.13.

Intermodal equipment had been granted an extension from the original June 1 deadline. The tape must be compliant with the conspicuity rules. You can order a reflective tape kit though OOIDA. Membership services has kits for both 48' ($54.50) and 53' ($58.75) trailers and that includes shipping and handling. Call 1-800-444-5791 to order a kit.

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