30 CFR § 77.1302 Vehicles used to transport explosives.
(a) Vehicles used to transport explosives, other than blasting
agents, shall have substantially constructed bodies, no sparking metal
exposed in the cargo space, and shall be equipped with suitable sides and
tail gates; explosives shall not be piled higher than the side or end.
(b) Vehicles containing explosives or detonators shall be maintained
in good condition and shall be operated at a safe speed and in accordance
with all safe operating practices.
(c) Vehicles containing explosives or detonators shall be posted with
proper warning signs.
(d) Other materials or supplies shall not be placed on or in the
cargo space of a conveyance containing explosives, detonating cord or
detonators, except for safety fuse and except for properly secured
nonsparking equipment used expressly in the handling of such explosives,
detonating cord or detonators.
(e) Explosives and detonators shall be transported in separate
vehicles unless separated by 4 inches of hardwood or the equivalent.
(f) Explosives or detonators shall be transported promptly without
undue delays in transit.
(g) Explosives or detonators shall be transported at times and over
routes that expose a minimum number of persons.
(h) Only the necessary attendants shall ride on or in vehicles
containing explosives or detonators.
(i) Vehicles shall be attended, whenever practical and possible,
while loaded with explosives or detonators.
(j) When vehicles containing explosives or detonators are parked, the
brakes shall be set, the motive power shut off, and the vehicles shall be
blocked securely against rolling.
(k) Vehicles containing explosives or detonators shall not be taken
to a repair garage or shop for any purpose.
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