WSR 16-17-111
[Filed August 22, 2016, 12:24 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Minimum tow truck equipment standards.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.55.050 and 46.55.115.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: There is a need to update WAC 204-91A-170 as follows:
Clarify that minimum tow truck equipment standards apply to all registered tow truck operators.
Clean-up terms used throughout the section.
Clarify the requirements for a class S tow/recovery truck.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of licensing will keep informed of the proposed changes throughout the rule-making process and asked to provide feedback.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency plans to develop a draft and provide the language to stakeholders for review and input as part of the CR-102 process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sergeant J. D. Strup, Commercial Vehicle Division, P.O. Box 42614, Olympia, WA 98504-2614,, (360) 596-3829.
August 4, 2016
John R. Batiste