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Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-444-7000 (General)
Contact: Office of the Chief
Email: chiefoff@ci.colosp. . .
Hours: 24 Hours a Day

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Annual Inspections:
Part 396.17 requires every CMV to be inspected annually and proof of that inspection to be carried with the CMV. A copy of the annual inspection is required to be kept in the CMV?s maintenance file. Part 396.19 provides the requirements for becoming an inspector.

Emergency Equipment:
Part 393.95 requires a CMV to have a fire extinguisher with at least a 5 B: C rating and either three bi- directional reflective triangles or 6 fusees.


There are many additional safety regulations that must be complied with, such as tires, suspension, steering etc. All motor carriers should obtain a copy of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) to refer to, for all the safety regulations.