Commercial Trucking Violations
Commercial Trucking Violations, for commercial truck drivers in New York, are often heavy fines and penalties for various violations. Violations originate from the New York commercial truck laws. Drivers can lose their job if they have too many wrongful violations. Drivers can lose their CDL license depending on their violations. A DRIVER needs to handle ticket EVEN IF their employer says they will help. Some tickets are very expensive, and are issued by New York to discourage repeat violations.
Common commercial trucking violations – Overloaded axles, Off truck route, Missing mirrors, Missing lights, or lights out, Missing DOT stamps, Loose equipment, Expired stamps, , Overloaded axles, Overloaded vehicles, Over weight, Missing fire extinguishers, etc.
Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulations – In general, New York State has adopted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations found in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), Parts 390, 391, 392, 393, 395, 396, and 397 and the Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations found in 49 CFR, Parts 100 through 199 as they apply to interstate highway transportation. There are specific exceptions to some of these regulations for vehicles operated strictly within New York State under Title 17 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Part 820. The New York State Transportation Law (TRA Section 140), Environmental Conservation Law (ENV), and the Vehicle and Traffic Law (VAT) each have various rules that must be followed to avoid violations.
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