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7. Transportation Regulations

The Hazardous Materials regulations (HMR) are applicable to the transportation of hazardous materials in commerce and set forth the requirements and standards for classifying, handling, and packaging shipments of hazardous materials for all modes of transportation. The purpose of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) is to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses on our Nation’s highways. It is the responsibility of motor carrier operators and drivers to know and comply with all applicable hazardous materials and motor carrier safety regulations.