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  • The FMCSA is implementing section 4009 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) by amending the safety fitness procedures of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This action prohibits all motor carriers found to be unfit...
  • The FMCSA announces it is holding three public roundtables, each focusing on specific topics identified in the comment process on the proposed revisions to its hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The format for the roundtables is two-day sessions...
  • The FMCSA is proposing to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to establish pass/fail criteria for use with performance based brake testers (PBBTs), which measure the braking performance of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). A...
  • The FMCSA is extending this rulemaking's comment period until October 30, 2000. This is in response to numerous petitions received by the FMCSA from motor carriers, drivers and trucking associations, and several members of Congress requesting an...
  • The FMCSA is announcing two more days of hearings for additional interested persons to speak with FMCSA officials about the agency's proposed hours-of-service regulations (65 FR 25540, May 2, 2000). This action is necessary to inform the public about...
  • The FMCSA is revising its requirements concerning the marking of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and for the submission of a Motor Carrier Identification Report (Form MCS-150) to the agency. The FMCSA is eliminating the marking regulations of the...
  • This document corrects the preamble to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of May 2, 2000, regarding Hours of Service of Drivers and Driver Rest and Sleep for Safe Operations. This correction removes a statement included by error that the...
  • By notice of May 5, 2000 (65 FR 26166), the FMCSA announced the scheduling of a public hearing on May 31 and June 1, 2000, for persons to present comments on the agency's proposed revisions to its hours-of-service regulations (65 FR 25540, May 2,...
  • The FMCSA is announcing the second through seventh public hearings for interested persons to present comments and views on the FMCSA's proposed revisions to its hours-of-service regulations (65 FR 25540, May 2, 2000). This action is necessary to inform...
  • The FMCSA is announcing the first of seven public hearings for interested persons to present comments and views on the FMCSA's proposed revisions to its hours-of-service regulations (65 FR 25540, May 2, 2000). This action is necessary to inform the...
  • The FMCSA is proposing to revise its hours-of-service (HOS) regulations to require motor carriers to provide drivers with better opportunities to obtain sleep, and thereby reduce the risk of drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) while...
  • This document makes technical amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to update the rules concerning qualifications of drivers who have loss or impairment of limbs by changing the designated official who authorizes and signs...
  • The FMCSA is revising the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) to comply with the congressionally-mandated provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). This action broadens the scope of the MCSAP beyond...
  • This document amends the Safety Fitness Rating Methodology (SFRM) in appendix B to 49 CFR part 385 by updating the list of acute and critical regulations to conform to several regulatory removals and substantive amendments. As a result of earlier...
  • The FMCSA is amending its rules of practice for motor carrier administrative proceedings to include proceedings arising under the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA). These proceedings formerly fell within the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce...
  • This document announces a public meeting to discuss the problem of railroad-highway grade crossing crashes involving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in general, and specifically crashes in which the CMV was struck by a train because the driver of the...
  • The FHWA is amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to adopt the statutory definition of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) found at 49 U.S.C. 31132. This action is in response to the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that motor carriers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) designed or used to transport between 9 and 15 passengers (including the driver) for...
  • The FHWA revises its regulations to require that commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers who are convicted of violating Federal, State, or local laws or regulations pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings be disqualified from operating a CMV....
  • The FHWA is amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that certain trailers and semitrailers with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 4,536 kilograms (kg) (10,000 pounds) or more, and manufactured on or after January...
  • The FHWA proposes to implement section 4009 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) by amending the safety fitness procedures of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This action would prohibit all motor carriers found by...
  • The FHWA is extending the deadline for motor carriers to submit applications to participate in the agency's Global Positioning System (GPS) technology pilot demonstration project. This project allows qualified motor carriers that use GPS technology and...
  • This document proposes to identify circumstances in which the public is subjected to an unacceptable level of risk of uncompensated losses generated from bodily injury and property damage (BI&PD) claims arising from the actions of for-hire motor...
  • The FHWA is extending the comment period for its February 17, 1999, advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) in which the agency announced that it was considering revisions to the requirements in parts 390 and 396 of the Federal Motor Carrier...
  • The FHWA is amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that motor carriers engaged in interstate commerce install retroreflective tape or reflex reflectors on the sides and rear of semitrailers and trailers that were...
  • The FHWA proposes to amend the regulations governing the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) by incorporating provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), Pub. L. 105-178, 112 Stat. 107 (1998). This action...
  • In response to a petition for rulemaking filed by the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA) and the ATA Intermodal Conference (the petitioners), the FHWA agreed to consider revisions to the requirements in parts 390 and 396 of the Federal Motor...
  • This document adopts filing fees and fee collection regulations for the motor carrier registration and insurance functions transferred to the FHWA as a result of the enactment of the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA). The effect of this rule is to...
  • The FHWA is extending the deadline for motor carriers to submit applications to participate in the agency's Global Positioning System (GPS) technology pilot demonstration project. This project allows qualified motor carriers that use GPS technology and...
  • The FHWA is announcing its intent to explore the feasibility of conducting a negotiated rulemaking to revise the drivers' hours-of- service rules and has hired two convenors for that purpose. Until that process is complete and a decision is made...
  • The FHWA is adopting regulations to implement section 4007 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), concerning waivers and exemptions from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), and the administration of pilot...
  • The FHWA is making corrections to the November 6, 1997, final rule on Safety Fitness Procedures. The final rule established a means of determining whether a motor carrier has complied with the fitness requirements of the Motor Carrier Safety Act of...
  • The FHWA is re-opening Docket No. FHWA-98-3414 for a period of sixty (60) days. On July 20, 1998, the FHWA published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) in which the agency sought comment concerning use of the ``North American Uniform...
  • 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 is announcing a public meeting to discuss the development of commercial motor vehicle brake force regulations that could be enforced by Federal and State officials using performance- based brake testing technologies. The FHWA is nearing the...
  • The FHWA is extending and reopening this rulemaking's comment period for an additional 60 day period of time. This is in response to one petition received by the FHWA requesting an extension of the comment period closing date. The petitioner based her...
  • The Federal Highway Administration is considering amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) in response to the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (hereinafter referred as ``TEA-21''). Section 4008(a) of TEA-21 amends...
  • The FHWA is seeking comments on a proposal to amend its regulation governing the examination to determine the physical condition of drivers. The FHWA takes this action in response to numerous requests from medical examiners to update and simplify the...
  • The FHWA is modifying 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 requirements of...
  • The Hazardous Materials Transportation Authorization Act of 1994 requires the amendment of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to prohibit operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) from driving onto a railroad grade crossing...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting to solicit information that will assist the agency in implementing section 4007 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21), effective on June 9, 1998, governing waivers, exemptions, and pilot...
  • On November 6, 1997, the FHWA published a final rule incorporating the safety fitness rating methodology (SFRM) into 49 CFR 385 as appendix B. In that document the FHWA identified its ultimate goal as creating a more performance-based means of...
  • The FHWA seeks public comment concerning use of the ``North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria'' (OOS Criteria). During roadside inspections, Federal, State and local safety inspectors use the OOS Criteria as a guide in determining whether to...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that motor carriers engaged in interstate commerce install retroreflective tape or reflex reflectors on the sides and rear of trailers that were...
  • The FHWA is adopting a final rule to remove, amend, and redesignate certain provisions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations concerning financial responsibility; general applicability and definitions; accident recordkeeping requirements;...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend its regulations concerning the marking of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and the submission of the Motor Carrier Identification Report (Form MCS-150) that new motor carriers must submit to the FHWA. The FHWA is...
  • The FHWA is requesting public comment concerning 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 makes technical amendments to the authority statements for various FHWA motor carrier regulations in order to remove the obsolete authority citations provided in the subparts. This correction is necessary due to changes required by the...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend the regulations governing the transportation of household goods. These regulations protect consumers who ship household goods by motor vehicle. This action is necessary to implement the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA)...
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