StopLoss 4 - Overweight intermodal units
The United States Federal Highway Administration implemented the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; General; Intermodal Transportation Regulation on 11 April 1997.
This Regulation, part of the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation Act, passed into Federal Law on 29 December 1994 and was subsequently amended by the 104th Congress. Following the amendment, it now requires a person or organisation tendering a loaded container or trailer to a first carrier for intermodal transportation to provide certification of the gross cargo weight of each unit that is to be carried by road in the United States of America, where this exceeds 29,000 pounds (13,154 Kilo) by means of an "Intermodal Certification".
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