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NFPA 385

Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 29
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This standard shall apply to tank vehicles used for the transportation of asphalt and for the transportation of normally stable flammable and combustible liquids with flash points below 200°F (93°C).

This standard shall also provide minimum requirements for the design and construction of cargo tanks and their appurtenances and shall set forth certain matters pertaining to tank vehicles.

The provisions of this standard shall not preclude the use of additional safeguards for tank vehicles used for the transportation of flammable and combustible liquids having characteristics that introduce additional factors such as high rates of expansion, instability, corrosiveness, and toxicity.

The provisions of this standard shall also apply to cutback asphalts that have flash points below 100°F (37.8°C) and to liquids transported at temperatures elevated above their flash points.

The requirements for aircraft fuel servicing tank vehicles shall be in accordance with NFPA 407.

A tank vehicle transporting a flammable or combustible liquid in interstate service shall be considered to be in compliance with this standard while it is in interstate service if it meets the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation in 49 CFR 171-179, "Hazardous Materials Regulations."

Purpose. The purpose of this standard shall be to provide for safe transportation of flammable and combustible liquids in tank vehicles.

Document History

NFPA 385
January 1, 2017
Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids
This standard shall apply to tank vehicles used for the transportation of asphalt and for the transportation of normally stable flammable and combustible liquids with flash points below 200°F (93°C)....
January 1, 2012
Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids
This standard shall apply to tank vehicles used for the transportation of asphalt or normally stable flammable and combustible liquids with flash points below 200°F (93°C). This standard shall also...
January 1, 2007
Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids
This standard shall apply to tank vehicles used for the transportation of asphalt or normally stable flammable and combustible liquids with flash points below 200°F (93°C). This standard shall also...
January 1, 2000
Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids
This standard shall apply to tank vehicles to be used for the transportation of asphalt or normally stable flammable and combustible liquids with a flash point below 200°F (93.4°C). It shall provide...
January 1, 1990
Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1985
STANDARD FOR TANK VEHICLES FOR FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS
A description is not available for this item.

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