Knowledge and compliance with rules required

49 C.F.R. § 390.3(e) requires:

  • (e)(1) Every employer shall be knowledgeable of and comply with all regulations contained in this subchapter which are applicable to that motor carrier's operations.

  • (e) (2) Every driver and employee shall be instructed regarding, and shall comply with, all applicable regulations contained in this subchapter.

  • (e)(3) All motor vehicle equipment and accessories required by this subchapter shall be maintained in compliance with all applicable performance and design criteria set forth in this subchapter.