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  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting concerning the development of the North American Standard for Protection Against Shifting or Falling Cargo. The meeting will include a review of the most recent version of the North American Standard for...
  • The FHWA believes global positioning system (GPS) technology and many of the complementary safety management computer systems currently being used by the motor carrier industry, provide at least the same degree of monitoring accuracy as the ``automatic...
  • The FHWA is requesting public comment on the final report and recommendations of the Alliance for Uniform HazMat Transportation Procedures (the Alliance) concerning the implementation of a portion of the former Hazardous Materials Transportation...
  • This document specifies the civil penalties for violating the FHWA regulations, as adjusted for inflation in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996. The...
  • This document makes a technical amendment to the authority statement for the regulation on payment of transportation charges in order to remove the obsolete authority citations provided in the subparts. This correction is necessitated by changes in the...
  • The FHWA is proposing regulations specifying that commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers who are convicted of violating laws or regulations pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings be disqualified from operating a CMV. This proposal also would...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting to discuss requirements for brake hoses used on commercial motor vehicles. The meeting is intended to initiate dialogue between the FHWA; the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); manufacturers...
  • The FHWA and HUD are amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and an interpretation of the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards concerning the transportation of manufactured homes. The FHWA and HUD are reducing the amount of...
  • The FHWA proposes to adopt interim rules governing registration of for-hire motor property and passenger carriers, property brokers, and freight forwarders. The interim rules are required by 49 U.S.C. 13901-13905, provisions of the Interstate Commerce...
  • The FHWA is announcing the motor carrier industry's 1994, 1995, and 1996 controlled substances and alcohol testing positive rates. The controlled substances testing positive rate was 2.6 percent in calendar year 1994, 2.8 percent in 1995, and 2.2...
  • The FHWA is revising its requirements concerning glazing materials, windshield condition, coloring and tinting of windshields and windows, and obstructions to the driver's field of view for commercial motor vehicles operated in interstate commerce. The...
  • The FHWA is proposing to modify its regulations under 49 CFR part 376 governing the lease and interchange of motor vehicle equipment by exempting commonly-owned and controlled motor carriers from the vehicle identification and exchange of receipt...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting to discuss the development of functional specifications for performance-based brake testing machines purchased with Federal funds through the FHWA's Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP). The FHWA is...
  • This document incorporates a Safety Fitness Rating Methodology (SFRM) as an appendix to the Motor Carrier Safety Fitness Procedures regulations. The SFRM will be used to measure the safety fitness of motor carriers against the safety fitness standard...
  • This document corrects the assigned FHWA docket number and the address for submission of comments to this ANPRM regarding standards to approve motor carriers as self-insurers which was published on Tuesday, September 23, 1997, at 62 FR 49654 in FR Doc....
  • This action is being taken pursuant to the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA), which, among other things, directs the Secretary of DOT to adopt regulations governing the standards to approve motor carriers as self-insurers. The FHWA proposes to...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting concerning the development of the North American Standard for Protection Against Shifting or Falling Cargo. The meeting will be held on September 27, 1997, at the Renaissance Denver Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The...
  • The FHWA is considering a revision to the requirement in 49 CFR 391.11(b)(2) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that drivers of commercial motor vehicles operated in interstate commerce be able to read and speak the English...
  • The FHWA is removing the regulation delineating the scope and notice filing requirements of the statutory exemption for compensated intercorporate hauling. Section 103 of the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA), Pub. L. 104-88, 109 Stat. 803, removed...
  • This document removes the regulation specifying the notice filing requirements for agricultural cooperative associations which conduct compensated transportation operations for nonmembers. These operations are exempt from regulation if certain...
  • The FHWA is making technical amendments to its regulations regarding physical qualifications and examinations for interstate drivers, and controlled substance and alcohol use and testing for drivers under the commercial driver's license program. The...
  • On May 28, 1997, the FHWA published a notice of proposed rulemaking in response to a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia. In the rulemaking the FHWA proposed to incorporate a modified Safety Fitness Rating methodology, which...
  • This document adds to 49 CFR chapter III certain motor carrier transportation regulations, also codified in 49 CFR chapter X, which involve functions delegated to both the FHWA and the Surface Transportation Board (STB). These regulations govern motor...
  • The FHWA is extending the comment period for its April 14, 1997, notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in which the agency proposed amendments to part 393 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The extension is in response to a...
  • This interim final rule is being issued in response to a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, entered on March 18, 1997. In this interim final rule, the FHWA is publishing its Safety Fitness Rating Methodology (SFRM) as...
  • This document is in response to a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, entered on March 18, 1997. In this rulemaking the FHWA is proposing to incorporate a modified Safety Fitness Rating Methodology (SFRM), which would...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting concerning the development of the North American Cargo Securement Standard. The meeting will include presentations of the results of recently completed research and a discussion of a draft version of the North...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend part 393 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation. The amendments are intended to remove obsolete and redundant regulations; respond to several petitions...
  • This document amends the financial responsibility regulations to more broadly define the term State, and removes an unnecessary definition for the term farm-to-market agricultural transportation from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations...
  • The FHWA is extending this rulemaking's comment period until June 30, 1997. This is in response to two petitions received by the FHWA requesting an extension of the comment period closing date. The petitioners based their requests upon the FHWA's...
  • The FHWA published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register on January 27, 1997 (62 FR 3855), in which the agency requested comments on its intent to remove, amend, and redesignate certain regulations in parts 387, 390, 391, 392,...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The FHWA is announcing seven public meeting listening sessions for commercial motor vehicle drivers and other interested persons to speak with FHWA officials about their problems with the FHWA's hours- of-service regulations. This action is necessary...
  • This NPRM proposes changes to existing regulations regarding the issuance of bills of lading by freight forwarders and also gives notice of the FHWA's general jurisdiction over all segments of the freight forwarding industry (not just household goods...
  • This document requests comments on the intent of the FHWA to remove, amend, and redesignate certain regulations concerning financial responsibility; general applicability and definitions; accident recordkeeping requirements; qualifications of drivers;...
  • On December 29, 1994, the FHWA published a final rule [59 FR 67544] which implemented the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation Act of 1992 (the 1992 Act). On October 11, 1996, the President signed the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • This document continues the suspension of the effectiveness of the final rule concerning a receipt provision of Single State Insurance Registration which was published at 60 FR 30011 on June 7, 1995. The rule had directed the Base States to make copies...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The FHWA is initiating this rulemaking to revise the FHWA's hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The FHWA is nearing completion of several research projects and seeks the results of other relevant research to consider in this effort. To assist the FHWA...
  • The FHWA is announcing the availability on the Internet of the final report and recommendations of the Alliance for Uniform HazMat Transportation Procedures (the Alliance) concerning the implementation of 49 U.S.C. 5119--formerly referred to as section...
  • On April 29, 1996, the FHWA published notice of its proposal to amend its rules of practice for motor carrier administrative proceedings. (61 FR 18866). The FHWA now proposes to supplement that notice of proposed rulemaking to make the rules applicable...
  • This document proposes to remove the regulation that delineates the scope and notice filing requirements of the statutory exemption for compensated intercorporate hauling. Section 103 of the ICC Termination Act of 1995 removed the requirement that a...
  • This document proposes to remove the regulation that specifies the notice filing requirements for agricultural cooperative associations which conduct compensated transportation operations for nonmembers. These operations are exempt from regulation if...
  • The FHWA is considering proposing amendments to its regulations concerning cargo securement requirements for commercial motor vehicles engaged in interstate commerce. The FHWA intends to consider adopting new cargo securement guidelines that will be...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The purpose of this notice is to announce an upcoming public meeting to be held on November 13, 1996, to discuss mandating entry- level training for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). Section 4007(a)(1) of the Intermodal Surface...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting dates of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The FHWA announces the extension of the effective date of its final rule, published on December 29, 1994, implementing provisions of the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation Act of 1992. The rule was scheduled to take effect on September 1, 1996,...
  • The FHWA announces the extension of the comment period for its April 29, 1996, notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in which the agency proposed changes to our procedural rules governing investigations of motor carrier compliance with agency...
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