TITLE 92: TRANSPORTATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
SUBCHAPTER e: TRAFFIC SAFETY (EXCEPT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS)
PART 460 DIESEL EMISSION INSPECTION PROGRAM
SECTION 460.200 OFFICIAL TESTING STATION REQUIREMENTS
Section 460.200 Official Testing Station Requirements
a) Diesel emission inspections shall be conducted at Official Testing Stations permitted by the Illinois Department of Transportation (the Department). The annual diesel emission inspection may be conducted in conjunction with the annual or semi-annual safety inspections.
b) This Part establishes the requirements and procedures to be followed by an Official Testing Station in order to implement Section 13-109.1 of the Law [625 ILCS 5/13-109.1].
c) Any private Official Testing Station permitted under Section 13-103 of the Law to conduct vehicle safety inspections may conduct diesel emission inspections on its own vehicles in accordance with this Part. A new category of Official Testing Station is established for vehicle owners who want to conduct only diesel emission inspections on their own vehicles. The new category of Station will be referred to as a Private Diesel Official Testing Station (PDOTS). Both categories of private Official Testing Stations will be required to purchase their own diesel emission inspection equipment.
d) The Official Testing Station (the Station) or the property the Station is located on must be of sufficient size to accommodate a vehicle as large as a tractor trailer combination unit.
e) Diesel emission inspections may be performed outside the Station on the property where the Station is located.
f) Those Stations performing diesel emission inspections inside the Station must provide sufficient ventilation to prevent persons from becoming overcome by exhaust fumes.
g) A working telephone must be located in the Station to transmit diesel emission inspection data to the Department (1-866-899-6207).
h) Public Stations located within the affected areas and permitted to conduct diesel emission inspections must perform a diesel emission inspection for each vehicle presented for such an inspection.
i) Each Station permitted to perform diesel emission inspections must have at least one Certified Diesel Emission Tester with a current and valid certificate.
j) No diesel emission inspection shall be conducted unless the Station's permit is valid and designates that the Station provides diesel emission inspections.
k) All diesel emission inspections shall be conducted on the property identified on the Official Testing Station permit.
(Source: Amended at 26 Ill. Reg. 8464, effective May 28, 2002)