Lined farm car

Efficient July 11, 2016 Federal laws and New York State regulation are amended to vary the time period “farm car” to “coated farm car”, to outline coated farm automobiles, and to incorporate a brand new “Lined Farm Car designation” requirement.     

Beneath the brand new regulation, a coated farm car is outlined as a car or mixture of automobiles registered on this state which should:

  • have a coated farm car designation (Designation as a New York State Lined Farm Car (kind CFV-1))
  • be operated by the proprietor or operator of a farm or ranch, or an worker or member of the family of an proprietor or operator of a farm or ranch
  • be used to move agricultural commodities, livestock, equipment or provides to or from a farm or ranch
  • not be used for for-hire motor service operations, unique of operation by a tenant pursuant to a crop share settlement to move the owner’s crop
  • not be used to move hazardous supplies.

 

The place can a coated farm car be operated?

  1. A single or mixture coated farm car weighing over 26,000 kilos could solely be operated in New York State and inside 150 air miles of your  farm or ranch.
  2. A coated farm car weighing 26,000 kilos or much less could also be operated anyplace inside New York State and in every other state so long as the state honors the Lined Farm Car designation.

Please notice: In case your car shows a “FARM” plate, it could solely be operated inside 25 miles of the farm.

 

What impact does this have on license holders working automobiles over 26,000 lbs. with an F or G endorsement?

For those who presently have an F or G endorsement, or are making use of for one, efficient July 11, 2016, it’s essential to have a Designation as a New York State Lined Farm Car kind (CFV-1).  The CFV-1 serves as proof that you’ve got the Lined Farm Car designation and are exempt from needing a CDL to function a coated farm car.  You have to make a copy of kind CFV-1 in every coated farm car that you simply function, because it signifies to regulation enforcement personnel that you’re exempt from CDL necessities and the above-mentioned federal laws.  This car could solely be operated in New York State and inside 150 air miles of your ranch or farm.

 

What impact does this have on license holders working coated farm automobiles weighing 26,000 lbs. or much less?

Efficient July 11, 2016, it’s essential to have a Designation as a New York State Lined Farm Car kind (CFV-1).  The CFV-1 serves as proof that you’ve got the Lined Farm Car designation and are exempt from needing a CDL to function a coated farm car.  You have to make a copy of kind CFV-1 in every coated farm car that you simply function, because it signifies to regulation enforcement personnel that you’re exempt from CDL necessities and the above-mentioned federal laws. This car could also be operated anyplace in United States, so long as the state honors the coated farm car designation.

 

What are the advantages of getting a CFV-1?

The Lined Farm Car designation means that you’re exempt from needing a industrial driver license (CDL) to function a coated farm car.  It additionally means that you’re exempt from federal laws associated to:

  • Hours of Service
  • Medical certification
  • Drug testing
  • Inspection, restore and upkeep necessities (State necessities nonetheless apply)

You might obtain copies of the CFV-1 from the DMV web site at Designation as a New York State Lined Farm Car (pdf) (CFV-1)..

 

What impact does this have on present license holders with the Z endorsement?

On July 11, 2016 the “Z” endorsement can be eliminated out of your license file.

For those who now not transport farm hazardous supplies and want to get hold of a brand new license doc with out the “Z” endorsement, chances are you’ll apply for a alternative license after July 11, 2016.  You might exchange your license or allow on-line or at a DMV workplace.

For those who want to proceed to move farm hazardous supplies on or after July 11, 2016, it’s essential to first get hold of a industrial driver’s license (CDL), and endure a felony historical past test, as required by part 501 (6) of the NY State Car and Site visitors Legislation and part 383 of the Federal laws.

 

To acquire a CDL with an H endorsement, it’s essential to:

  • Apply for a CDL at a DMV issuing workplace. 
  • Take the suitable written assessments, and relying on which car class you’re making use of for (CDL A, B or C), or any prior testing you’ll have undergone, chances are you’ll be required to acquire a industrial learner allow (CLP) and take and go a expertise take a look at in a consultant car.  You might also be required to go a written take a look at for the “H” hazardous supplies endorsement.
  • Certify to the kind of industrial driving you presently carry out (or anticipate to carry out) Notice: Since you are making use of for a Hazardous Supplies Endorsement, it’s essential to certify to both NI or NA and have a legitimate Medical Examiner’s Certificates. For added data, see CDL medical certification necessities.
  • Present proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful everlasting residency in the US. For an inventory of acceptable proofs, see the DMV Doc Information.
  • Present proof of residency. For an inventory of acceptable proofs, see the DMV Doc Information. Notice: Your New York State driver license could meet this requirement.

As soon as your CDL is issued, chances are you’ll apply for the Hazardous Supplies Endorsement:

HazMat Unit
NYS DMV
6 Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12228

  • Contact IdentoGo to schedule fingerprinting. Fingerprinting is completed by appointment solely. You might contact IdentoGo to pick a fingerprinting location and schedule an appointment at https://uenroll.identogo.com or by calling 1-877-472-6915. 
  • Attain Fingerprinting Providers Data (pdf) (HAZ-600) to make your appointment.  Carry your NY State CDL and one of many second proofs of ID which might be listed on kind HAZ-600. 

 

What do I do if I’m not certain what assessments are required?

Contact the DMV at (518) 402-2747 between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm. Designated workers are assigned to help you.

 

What does the brand new regulation say?

Part 1. Subparagraph (vi) of paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  2  of part 501 of the car and visitors regulation is REPEALED.

§  2.  Subparagraph  (i)  of paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of part 501-a of the car and visitors regulation, as amended by chapter  36  of  the legal guidelines of 2009, is amended to learn as follows:

(i)  a private use car or a coated farm car or a mixture of such automobiles;

§ 3. Subdivision 7 of part 501-a of the car and visitors regulation  is REPEALED,  subdivision 8 is renumbered subdivision 7, and a brand new subdivision 8 is added to learn as follows:

8. Lined farm car. (a) A  car  or  mixture  of  automobiles registered  in  this  state,  which  (i) shows a coated farm car designation issued by the commissioner, (ii) is operated by the proprietor or operator of a farm or ranch, or an worker or member of the family of an proprietor or operator of a farm or ranch, (iii) is used to move  agricultural commodities,  livestock,  equipment  or  provides  to  or from a farm or ranch, (iv) just isn’t utilized in for-hire motor service operations,  unique of  operation  by a tenant pursuant to a crop share farm lease settlement to move the owner’s portion of the crops underneath  that  settlement; and (v) just isn’t used for the transportation of hazardous supplies.

(b)  A coated farm car with a gross car weight or gross car weight score, whichever is larger, of greater than  twenty-six  thousand  kilos  could solely be operated inside 100 fifty air miles of the farm or ranch.

(c) The commissioner shall, by regulation, designate an endorsement or endorsements for the operation of coated farm  automobiles  with  a  gross car  weight  or  gross car weight score of greater than twenty-six thousand kilos. Such endorsement or endorsements shall be  required  to function such a coated farm car or mixture of coated farm automobiles.  The  identification and scope of such endorsement or endorsements shall, at a minimal, embrace a distinction between the  operation  of  a coated  farm  car  having  a  gross car weight or gross car weight score of greater than twenty-six thousand kilos and the  operation of  a mixture of coated farm automobiles having a gross car weight or gross car weight score of greater than twenty-six thousand kilos.

(d) For the needs of this subdivision, the gross car weight  of a car shall imply the precise weight of the car and the load.

§  5.  This  act shall take impact on the ninetieth day after it shall have turn out to be a regulation.

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