Motor Carriers' Road Atlas new for 2003

Rand McNally has released the new 2003 Motor Carriers' Road Atlas with expanded information on hazardous materials regulations. The hazardous materials section covers regulations from the United States Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration and Office of Hazardous Materials Safety. The section has been expanded to three pages in an easy-to-read format. New information covers:

  • Registration

  • Training

  • Classification of materials

  • Shipping papers

  • Labeling and marking requirements, including new placard images

  • Spill procedures and reporting

  • Hazmat resources, with telephone numbers and web sites

The atlas also includes a new fuel tax rate chart. A US state and Canadian province contact directory has been put into a chart, with information on vehicle registration, operating authorities, state police, overweight and oversize loads, and radioactive materials. For truckers using software products, map page and locator grid references cross-reference Rand McNally RouteTools products and MileMaker and IntelliRoute software.

Rand McNally offers basic and deluxe versions of the atlas. The basic edition has a suggested retail price of $19.95. The deluxe edition features heavy-duty, laminated pages that enable on-page route marking, a stay-flat spiral binding, and has a suggested retail price of $79.95. This atlas is available at major truck stop chains, Rand McNally Map & Travel stores, or at

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