3.4.15 Bumpers. Unless the bumper is an integral part of the vehicle cab, a channel type
front bumper shall be provided.
126.96.36.199 Rear end protection. The rear of the vehicle shall be protected in accordance
with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation 393.86. A rear bumper shall be provided.
3.4.16 Tool storage. Stowage space of sufficient size to accommodate a vehicle jack,
hand tools, antiskid chains (for outside tires on duals only), and emergency reflective triangles
shall be furnished. The stowage space shall provide for positive retainment of this equipment
during vehicle operation. Stowage space for these tools may be furnished inside the cab. When
stowage space for these tools is located outside of the cab, it shall be weatherproof and shall
provide for locking with a padlock.
188.8.131.52 Tools. When specified (see 6.2), the vehicle shall be furnished with tools
required for exchanging a mounted tire assembly with the spare assembly, and shall include at
least a hydraulic jack, jack handle and wheelnut wrench. The jack shall be of such closed height
as to permit its location under an axle, or other satisfactory lift point at any wheel with the tire flat.
The jack, without blocking, shall be capable of raising any wheel of the loaded vehicle to a height
adequate to permit the removal and replacement of the wheel and tire assembly.
3.4.17 Heater and defroster. The vehicle shall be provided with a hot water heater with
fresh air intakes. Discharge outlets shall be provided to direct heated air to the floor and to
windshield defroster louvers. The heater shall be complete with blower and mounted controls
convenient to the driver.
3.4.18 Controls and operating mechanisms. All controls and operating mechanisms shall
be located for left-hand drive. Controls shall be complete and conveniently operable by the
driver. Lever controls shall be designed and located to permit easy entrance and exit of operator
to and from the driver's compartment. Instruments and controls shall be identified as to their
function and installed in a manner to facilitate removal and servicing. All instruments shall be
visible to the driver when seated in the driving position.
3.4.19 Accessories and equipment. Chassis equipment shall be complete with all
accessories furnished as standard equipment by the manufacturer. The following minimum
equipment shall be furnished:
Key-operated ignition switch
Ammeter, charging indicator or voltmeter
Oil pressure gage or red indicator warning light