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Title 49Subtitle BChapter V → Part 562


Title 49: Transportation


PART 562—LIGHTING AND MARKING OF AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT


Contents
§562.1   Scope and purpose.
§562.3   Definitions.
§562.5   Applicability.
§562.7   Lighting and marking requirements for new agricultural equipment.
§562.9   Compliance not affected by addition of certain materials and equipment.
§562.11   Incorporation by reference.

Authority: Sec. 31601, Pub. L. 112-141, 126 Stat. 405; 49 U.S.C. 30111 note; delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95.

Source: 81 FR 40533, June 22, 2016, unless otherwise noted.

§562.1   Scope and purpose.

This part establishes minimum lighting and marking standards for new agricultural equipment as required by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Sec. 31601, Pub. L. 112-141).

§562.3   Definitions.

Agricultural equipment has the meaning given the term “agricultural field equipment” in the ANSI/ASAE 390.4 JAN2005, “Definitions and Classifications of Agricultural Field Equipment” (incorporated by reference, see §562.11).

Public road means any road or street under the jurisdiction of and maintained by a public authority and open to public travel.

§562.5   Applicability.

This standard applies to new agricultural equipment that may be operated on a public road.

§562.7   Lighting and marking requirements for new agricultural equipment.

New agricultural equipment that may be operated on a public road must meet the lighting and marking standards set forth in ANSI/ASAE 279.14 JUL2008, “Lighting and Marking of Agricultural Equipment on Highways” (incorporated by reference, see §562.11).

§562.9   Compliance not affected by addition of certain materials and equipment.

(a) Successor standards. Equipping new agricultural equipment that may be operated on a public road with lighting and marking materials and equipment that comply with a revision of ANSI/ASAE Standard 279 adopted after the version cited in §562.7 does not affect compliance with the requirements of this part.

(b) Additional materials and equipment. Equipping new agricultural equipment that may be operated on a public road with lighting and marking materials and equipment that are in addition to the minimum requirements specified in §562.7 does not affect compliance with the requirements of this part.

§562.11   Incorporation by reference.

Certain material is incorporated by reference into this part with the approval of the Director of the Federal Register under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. You may inspect approved material at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590 or at the National Archives and Records Administration. For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal__register/code__of__federal__regulations/ibr__locations.html.

(a) American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085-9659, (269) 429-0300. http://www.asabe.org/publications/publications/standards.aspx.

(1) ANSI/ASABE 279.14 JUL2008, “Lighting and Marking of Agricultural Equipment on Highways,” approved August 2008, into §562.7.

(2) ANSI/ASAE 390.4 JAN2005, “Definitions and Classifications of Agricultural Field Equipment,” approved February 2005, into §562.3.

(b) [Reserved]

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