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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 4. General Mobile Equipment and Auxiliaries
Article 27. Transportation of Employees and Materials
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§3700. Definitions.

Primarily. The motor vehicle is assigned to transport employees to and from the working site on a uniform or specified schedule.

Bus (Conventional Type). Any motor vehicle (except those of the pleasure car type) designed, constructed, and used for the transportation of employees in which the driver and the employees sit in the same enclosure.

Bus (Truck-crew Type). Any motor vehicle designed, constructed, and used for the transportation of employees in which the driver's cab is separated from the passenger compartment.

Farm Labor Vehicle. Any motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of the driver and nine or more farm workers to or from a place of employment or employment-related activities.

Exception: (1) any vehicle carrying only members of the owner's or driver's immediate family, (2) any vehicle while being operated under specific authority granted by the Public Utilities Commission or under specific authority granted to a transit system by an authorized city or county agency, (3) any flat-bed truck, pickup, or dump truck operated in accordance with Section 3702(r).

Motor Vehicles. Motor cars, buses, trucks, and car/or truck trailer combinations.


Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. Amendment filed 5-15-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 20).

2. New definition of ``Farm Labor Vehicle” filed 6-20-2002; operative 7-20-2002 (Register 2002, No. 25).

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