FMCSA calls for immediate repair of Keith Huber Inc DOT407, DOT412 cargo tanks

Nov. 16, 2016

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is issuing a Safety Advisory to provide notice to owners and operators of DOT407 and DOT412 cargo tank motor vehicles manufactured by Keith Huber Incorporated prior to May 1, 2013. These cargo tanks are NOT in compliance with Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs) and do NOT meet 49 CFR 178.347.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Keith Huber Incorporated is no longer in business and ceased manufacturing cargo tanks on or about May 1, 2013. Keith Huber Incorporated is a distinct entity from the Keith Huber Corporation. Cargo tanks manufactured by the Keith Huber Corporation are NOT subject to this Safety Advisory.

Continued use of the Keith Huber Incorporated DOT407 and DOT412 cargo tanks in specification hazardous materials service is prohibited, according to FMCSA. Owners and operators are subject to immediate enforcement and civil penalties. Click here to read the full safety advisory.

Owners and operators with questions are directed to contact FMCSA’s Hazardous Materials Division at [email protected].