Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session
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Inspection of motor carrier equipment; inspection
stations; certificates; rules and regulations; fees.
66-1313a. Inspection of motor carrier equipment; inspection stations; certificates; rules and regulations; fees. Except as otherwise authorized under other laws of this state, a motor carrier who holds a certificate of convenience and necessity, a certificate of public service, a private carrier permit or an interstate license from the state corporation commission, upon application to the commission, may be designated to establish an authorized inspection station for the inspection of the motor vehicles, trailers and semitrailers operated in this state by such motor carrier for compliance with the equipment statutes and rules and regulations of this state. Such inspection station shall be located in Kansas. If the condition of the motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer is found to be in compliance with the laws of this state, the authorized inspection station shall issue a certificate of inspection stating its approval and the date of the inspection. No certificate shall be issued unless equipment not in compliance is first repaired or corrected and records of such repairs or corrections are maintained by the authorized inspection station. Certificates issued under this section shall be valid for 12 months from the date of issue. Every certificate of approval issued pursuant to this section shall be issued in triplicate. One copy of such certificate shall be carried in the motor vehicle of the combination of vehicles of which a trailer or semitrailer is a part or in the motor vehicle if applicable to the motor vehicle, during the time such certificate is valid or in effect, one copy shall be retained by the authorized inspection station as prescribed by rules and regulations of the commission and the third copy shall be returned to the commission. Such equipment inspection records shall be made available to the commission upon request. The commission shall adopt rules and regulations for the administration of this section and shall establish a schedule of fees and charges governing the cost of administration of such authorized inspection stations.
History: L. 1984, ch. 25, § 9;L. 1995, ch. 98, § 18;L. 2003, ch. 124, § 32; July 1.
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