188.8.131.52 Parking brake. A manually operated parking brake shall be provided. The
parking brake shall be capable of actuating the vehicle rear brakes. The hand control shall be
located in an accessible location for the driver. The hand control shall be capable of manual
3.4.12 Power steering. Power steering shall be furnished.
3.4.13 Windshield wipers and washers. The vehicle shall be equipped with dual
windshield wipers and windshield washers. Windshield wipers shall be multispeed type and
operated by either air or electric motor(s). When specified (see 6.2), and if electric motor wipers
are furnished, intermittent wipers shall be furnished.
3.4.14 Bumpers. Unless the bumper is an integral part of the vehicle, a channel type
front bumper shall be provided.
184.108.40.206 Rear end protection. The rear end of the vehicle shall be protected in
accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation 393.86. The rear bumper shall be
provided as specified herein.
3.4.15 Tool stowage. 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 in 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.
220.127.116.11 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 the 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 a wheel and tire assembly.
3.4.16 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
defroster louvers. The heater shall be complete with blower and mounted controls convenient to
3.4.17 Ventilator. Ventilator(s), of the static type, capable of providing an adequate
supply of fresh air and of properly ejecting foul air under all conditions of operation shall be
provided. Vent openings shall be provided with a weatherproof cover with means for opening
and closing the cover from inside the vehicle. Outside openings for heaters and ventilators shall
be so located as to minimize entry of fumes, rain, road dust, and road wash.