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U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Icon United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination No. 2022-004

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Ave. SE
Washington, D.C.  20590

April 29, 2022

NOTICE OF ENFORCEMENT DISCRETION DETERMINATION
No. 2022-004

This document is a temporary notice of enforcement discretion. Regulated entities may rely on this notice as a safeguard from departmental enforcement as described herein. To the extent this notice includes guidance on how regulated entities may comply with existing regulations, it does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the regulated entities in any way.

This is a Notice that the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has exercised agency discretion and determined not to enforce the hours of service regulations in 49 CFR § 395.3(b) against those motor carriers set forth herein while transporting Arms, Ammo, and Explosives (AA&E) for and/or at the request of the United States Department of Defense (DOD) subject to the conditions and restrictions set forth below.  

The Notice applies only to the following motor carriers approved by DOD for the transportation of AA&E: 

 

Motor Carrier

USDOT Number

1

TNI USA, Inc dba AATCO

513601

2

AAT Carriers, Inc.

1631930

3

Alaska West Express, Inc.

222

4

Baggett Transportation Company

105878

5

Bennett Heavy & Specialized, LLC

551221

6

T F Boyle Transportation, Inc.

111440

7

Carlile Transportation Systems, LLC

190356

8

FEDEX Custom Critical, Inc.

164025

9

Green Valley Transportation Corp.

434067

10

Interstate Ventures, INC.

2024752

11

Landstar Express America, Inc.

438639

12

Landstar Ranger, Inc.

241572

13

Lynden Transport, Inc.

8294

14

McCollister’s Transportation, Systems, Inc.

805405

15

Earl Paddock Transportation, Inc. dba Earl Paddock

267827

16

Prestera Trucking, Inc.

279450

17

PTS Worldwide, Inc.

1835664

18

Panther II Transportation, Inc. dba Panther Premium Logistics 

500737

19

Bedrock, Inc. dba Tri-State Motor Transit Co.

1007292

All motor carriers and their drivers are required to comply with all other applicable requirements under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and applicable laws.  A copy of this Notice must be carried in each vehicle operated in the United States and be made available to any Federal, State, or local law enforcement or commercial motor vehicle safety official.  

This Notice acknowledges the need for expedited transportation of AA&E in support of overseas operations, the limited number of motor carriers approved for such transportation, the limited pool of cleared drivers, and the extremely short lead time for these shipments.  This Notice creates no individual rights of action and establishes no precedent for future determinations. 

This Notice is effective on April 29, 2022 and expires on May 31, 2022 or upon early termination by FMCSA, whichever is sooner.  FMCSA intends to continually review the status of this Notice and may take action to modify or terminate the Notice before May 31, 2022 if conditions warrant.

Issued: April 29, 2022    

Robin Hutcheson
Deputy Administrator

 

Last updated: Friday, April 29, 2022