passenger seat shall be provided. The color of the upholstery and the interior finish shall be
compatible with the exterior color (see 188.8.131.52). White upholstery shall not be furnished.
Interior lighting shall be provided. Seat belts shall be installed.
3.4.13 Steering. Power steering shall be furnished.
3.4.14 Windshield wipers and washers. The vehicle shall be equipped with dual
windshield wipers and windshield washers. The windshield wipers shall be of the multispeed
type and operated by either air or electric motor(s).
3.4.15 Front bumper. Unless the front bumper is an integral part of the vehicle cab, a
channel type front bumper shall be provided.
3.4.16 Rear bumper. A rear bumper shall be provided and shall conform to Federal
Motor Carrier Safety Regulation 393.86 and 49 CFR, section 178.340, specification MC-306.
3.4.17 Tool stowage. Stowage space of sufficient size to accommodate a vehicle jack,
hand tools, antiskid chains and emergency reflective triangles shall be furnished for retaining
equipment during vehicle operation. Stowage space for these tools may be furnished in the cab.
When stowage space is located outside the cab, it shall be weatherproof and shall provide for
locking with a padlock.
184.108.40.206 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 removal and replacement of the wheel and tire assembly.
3.4.18 Heater and defroster. A hot water heater shall be provided. The heater shall have
fresh air intakes. Discharge outlets shall be provided to direct heated air to the floor and to the
defroster louvers. The heater shall be complete with a blower and mounted controls convenient
to the driver.
3.4.19 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 the
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. Instruments shall be
visible to the driver when seated in driving position.