1.As used in this act:
"Department" means the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
"Equipment interchange receipt" or "interchange receipt" means the receipt exchanged between an intermodal equipment provider or its agent and a motor carrier or its driver confirming acceptance of an intermodal chassis by a motor carrier and indicating the name of the intermodal equipment provider for such equipment.
"Intermodal chassis" or "chassis" means a trailer designed to carry intermodal freight containers.
"Intermodal equipment facility" means any facility in New Jersey at which intermodal chassis are maintained and interchanged to motor carriers by or on behalf of an intermodal equipment provider.
"Intermodal equipment provider" or "equipment provider" means the person or entity that provides an intermodal chassis to a motor carrier pursuant to a written interchange agreement or has responsibility for maintenance of the intermodal chassis.
"Systematic maintenance check program" or "SMC" means the eight-point intermodal chassis inspection program established by this act.
L.2005,c.234,s.1; per s.13, act effective on September 1, 2006 and to expire on certain federal actions.