Month: March 2020

March 31, 2020 Roy Williams

The U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service outline regulations for fire extinguishers on construction sites and vehicles. Individual pieces of equipment that are not vehicles are subject to the regulations of the construction site. Vehicles have regulations based on their size, outlined by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Part 243…

March 31, 2020 Roy Williams

Fire extinguishers are required by law on all trucks, truck tractors, and buses. The fire extinguisher(s) must be filled and located so that it is readily available for use. The extinguisher(s) must be securely mounted to prevent sliding, rolling, or vertical movement relative to the motor vehicle. You can’t just throw the extinguisher behind your…

March 31, 2020 Roy Williams

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) maintains specific DOT fire extinguisher requirements for vehicles that travel U.S. roadways. When a vehicle collision occurs, and a fire starts or flammable materials in transit combust, a commercial truck fire extinguisher can mean the difference between quickly containing the fire and the fire growing out of control,…