WSR 13-18-059
[Filed September 3, 2013, 8:52 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Standards for brake systems.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.32.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Proposed changes include but may not be limited to adding two sections addressing new braking systems and providing cleanup to existing language.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Federal Motor Carrier Administration, Washington utilities and transportation commission.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and criteria for brake systems have been included in the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) North American inspection procedures and out-of-service criteria.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting CVEO 4 William Balcom, Washington State Patrol Motor Carrier Safety Division, P.O. Box 42614, Olympia, WA 98504-2614, (360) 596-3807,
September 3, 2013
John R. Batiste