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  • This document announces the FHWA's intent to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish requirements for the use of retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflectors for certain trailers manufactured prior to December 1, 1993, the effective date of...
  • The FHWA announces the first meeting 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...
  • Each of the Department's alcohol testing rules include a definition of a substance abuse professional. By this action, the Department is consolidating these definitions into its Department-wide testing procedures rule and adding to the definition...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that air-braked truck tractors manufactured on or after March 1, 1997, and air-braked single-unit trucks, buses, trailers, and converter dollies...
  • 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 49 U.S.C. 5119--formerly referred to as section 22 of the...
  • The FHWA is requesting comments on a proposed research plan to explore performance-based alternatives to the existing vision standard for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMV). The findings of this research effort may result in the modification of...
  • This NPRM proposes provisions that would implement a recent statutory change to the pre-employment alcohol testing provisions of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. The proposal would harmonize the regulations with the statute by...
  • This document makes a technical amendment to correct the authority citation for 49 CFR part 397. A citation which was erroneously deleted will be reinserted, and other specific references will be added to update this authority citation.
  • The FHWA proposes to establish a negotiated rulemaking advisory committee (the Committee) 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 proposes to amend its rules of practice for motor carrier safety, hazardous materials, and other enforcement proceedings, motor carrier safety rating procedures, driver qualification proceedings, and its schedule of penalties for violations of...
  • Section 4007 of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA), (Pub.L. 102-240, 105 Stat. 2151-2152) directed the Secretary of Transportation to report to Congress on the effectiveness of the efforts of the private sector to...
  • The FHWA and HUD are proposing amendments to 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 propose to...
  • This document corrects the amendatory language for 49 CFR 391.2 in the issue of March 26, 1996, in FR Doc. 96-7226 on page 13346 (61 FR 13338). The March 26 document contained, among other things, a technical amendment to relocate an existing provision...
  • This document corrects the final rule on alcohol and drug testing rules and the regulations implementing the commercial driver's license program which was published in the issue of March 8, 1996, in FR Doc. 96-5373 on page 9564. In part 383, a...
  • The National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 creates exemptions from certain requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for employers engaged in: The transportation of agricultural commodities and farm supplies, the...
  • The FHWA is proposing to rescind restrictions on the locations at which television viewers or screens may be positioned within commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). Under the President's Regulatory Reinvention Initiative, the FHWA has reviewed the Federal...
  • The FHWA announces a final determination and final rule to allow those drivers currently holding valid waivers from both the vision and diabetes standards contained in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to continue to operate in...
  • The FHWA proposes to amend its regulations to specify minimum safety information that new and prospective employers must seek from former employers during the investigation of a driver's employment record. This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) also...
  • Each of the Department's alcohol testing rules include a definition of a substance abuse professional. By this action, the Department is consolidating these definitions into its Department-wide testing procedures rule and adding to the definition...
  • The Federal Highway Administration is making technical amendments to its alcohol and drug testing rules and its regulations implementing the commercial driver's license program. The testing rules require employers to test drivers who are required to...
  • This document makes technical amendments to various sections of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to correct erroneous cross-references and to amend references in which the regulations referenced have been redesignated or removed. In...
  • The FHWA announces a proposal to allow those drivers currently holding valid waivers from both the vision and diabetes standards contained in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to continue to operate in interstate commerce after...
  • The FHWA is changing the applicability date of 49 CFR 384.231(b)(2) from October 1, 1995, to May 18, 1997, in order to allow the States additional time to solve the problem of disqualifying commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operators convicted of a...
  • The FHWA is extending the applicability of rules on controlled substances and alcohol use and testing to include foreign-based drivers of motor carriers operating in the United States. This action is taken pursuant to the Omnibus Transportation...
  • The FHWA is adopting a final rule requiring the use of automatic brake adjusters (ABAs) on hydraulically-braked commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and air-braked CMVs manufactured on or after October 20, 1993, and October 20, 1994, respectively. This...
  • This document technically amends the definition of the term accident in FHWA's Federal motor carrier safety regulations to include language that was inadvertently omitted from a previous final rule, and technically amends those regulations to indicate...
  • Several petitioners requested an extension of the effective date of, and certain exemptions from, the final rule implementing the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation Act of 1992. On May 25, 1995 (60 FR 27700), the FHWA requested comments on the...
  • The FHWA is issuing its decision generally denying a waiver from the commercial driver's license (CDL) regulations (49 CFR Part 383) to certain drivers employed by the pyrotechnics industry. The FHWA is granting alternate relief which would enable a...
  • The FHWA published a document on May 16, 1995 at 60 FR 26001 which administratively extended until September 27, 1995, the effective date of its final rule implementing the requirements of the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation Act of 1992. The...
  • The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has received petitions from APL Land Transport Services, Inc., ``K'' Line America, Inc., and the Intermodal Safe Container Coalition seeking a delay in the June 27, 1995, effective date of the FHWA regulations...
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently issued a decision that vacated the pre-employment alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Highway Administration's alcohol testing rule. The Court remanded this provision to the...
  • The FHWA is requesting public comment on a petition submitted by the pyrotechnics industry on March 6, 1995, for relief from the requirements of the commercial driver's license regulations (CDL) (49 CFR Part 383). The FHWA is proposing to authorize...
  • This document amends the controlled substances and alcohol testing regulations to require a motor carrier to prepare an annual summary of alcohol and controlled substances test results only upon the demand of an FHWA representative, either as part of...
  • In response to the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991, this final rule amends Standard No. 105, Hydraulic Brake Systems, and Standard No. 121, Air Brake Systems, to require medium and heavy vehicles to be equipped with an...
  • This document requests comments on the intent of the FHWA to initiate a rulemaking concerning requirements for antilock brake systems (ABS) on commercial motor vehicles engaged in interstate commerce. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...
  • The FHWA is granting a petition from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, lead State for the ADVANTAGE I-75 Program, and Heavy Vehicle Electronic License Plate, Inc., (HELP) requesting a waiver from the requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...
  • On February 15, 1994, the Federal Highway Administration published final alcohol testing rules. Larger employers were scheduled to begin testing under these rules on January 1, 1995. In response to a number of petitions from the motor carrier industry,...
  • The Federal Highway Administration announces the removal of the compliance date from regulations governing drug testing of foreign- based employees of foreign-domiciled motor carriers. On February 15, 1994, the FHWA published a notice of proposed...
  • The FHWA is withdrawing its advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) addressing the commercial motor vehicle weight threshold for the applicability of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The comments received in response to the...
  • The FHWA is proposing to remove obsolete and redundant regulations and appendices from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). In addition, the FHWA is proposing minor technical changes in an effort to keep the FMCSRs current. The...
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