CFR – Code of Federal Regulations
Title 23
Part 634 (2008)


[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 23, Volume 1]
[Revised as of April 1, 2008]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 23CFR634.1]

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                           TITLE 23--HIGHWAYS
 
 CHAPTER I--FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 
PART 634_WORKER VISIBILITY--Table of Contents
 
Sec. 634.1  Purpose.

    The purpose of the regulations in this part is to decrease the 
likelihood of worker fatalities or injuries caused by motor vehicles and 
construction vehicles and equipment while working within the right-of-
way on Federal-aid highways.


[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 23, Volume 1]
[Revised as of April 1, 2008]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 23CFR634.2]

[Page 181]
 
                           TITLE 23--HIGHWAYS
 
 CHAPTER I--FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 
PART 634_WORKER VISIBILITY--Table of Contents
 
Sec. 634.2  Definitions.

    Close proximity means within the highway right-of-way on Federal-aid 
highways.
    High-visibility safety apparel means personal protective safety 
clothing that is intended to provide conspicuity during both daytime and 
nighttime usage, and that meets the Performance Class 2 or 3 
requirements of the ANSI/ISEA 107-2004 publication entitled ``American 
National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Headwear.'' 
This publication is incorporated by reference in accordance with 5 
U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR Part 51 and is on file at the National Archives 
and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability 
of this material at NARA, call (202) 741-6030, or go to http://
www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--federal--regulations/ibr--
locations.html. It is available for inspection and copying at the 
Federal Highway Administration, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Room 4232, 
Washington, DC, 20590, as provided in 49 CFR Part 7. This publication is 
available for purchase from the International Safety Equipment 
Association (ISEA) at 1901 N. Moore Street, Suite 808, Arlington, VA 
22209, http://www.safetyequipment.org.
    Workers means people on foot whose duties place them within the 
right-of-way of a Federal-aid highway, such as highway construction and 
maintenance forces, survey crews, utility crews, responders to incidents 
within the highway right-of-way, and law enforcement personnel when 
directing traffic, investigating crashes, and handling lane closures, 
obstructed roadways, and disasters within the right-of-way of a Federal-
aid highway.

[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 23, Volume 1]
[Revised as of April 1, 2008]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 23CFR634.3]

[Page 181]
 
                           TITLE 23--HIGHWAYS
 
 CHAPTER I--FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 
PART 634_WORKER VISIBILITY--Table of Contents
 
Sec. 634.3  Rule.

    All workers within the right-of-way of a Federal-aid highway who are 
exposed either to traffic (vehicles using the highway for purposes of 
travel) or to construction equipment within the work area shall wear 
high-visibility safety apparel.

[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 23, Volume 1]
[Revised as of April 1, 2008]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 23CFR634.4]

[Page 181]
 
                           TITLE 23--HIGHWAYS
 
 CHAPTER I--FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 
PART 634_WORKER VISIBILITY--Table of Contents
 
Sec. 634.4  Compliance date.

    States and other agencies shall comply with the provisions of this 
Part no later than November 24, 2008.

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