02 NCAC 52I .0105            OPERATION OF TRUCKS

(a)  Each truck or other vehicle used for collecting or transporting raw material shall be identified by a legible sign on both sides of the body or on the right and left doors of the driver's cab, setting forth the name and address and the license number of the rendering plant or collector operating such truck or other vehicle; or identified by other methods which shall be approved by the inspection committee.

(b)  Each truck or other vehicle transporting dead animals shall carry at all times sprinklers or spray equipment containing a disinfectant approved by the Committee.

(c)  The driver of a dead stock truck and the assistant or assistants on such truck shall wear rubber boots which shall be disinfected prior to entry on each farm.

(d)  After the inside and other contaminated parts of vehicles used in transporting raw materials have been steamed or washed, they shall be disinfected with disinfectants approved by the Committee.

(e)  Non‑resident collectors operating in North Carolina shall comply with the laws, rules and regulations governing the collection and transportation of raw material to be processed or rendered. Non‑resident owned or operated vehicles used or to be used in collecting raw material in North Carolina or in transporting raw material within the state for delivery to rendering plants located in other states shall, on the request of the North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, be assembled at a designated time and place for initial and subsequent inspections by the Committee.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑168.8; 106‑168.12;

Eff. April 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.