Hazardous Materials How will future changes to the CSA Program impact the HMSP Program? What recourse does a carrier have if their HMSP is denied, suspended, or revoked based on the ongoing SMS analysis or other condition in section 385.421? How does the policy affect current HMSP holders who are submitting renewal applications? May HMSP carriers request a review of their crash data? How does the policy affect new HMSP applicants or holders of Temporary HMSPs? How do motor carriers benefit from the policy change? Must the carrier be reviewed, even if during the 6-month timeframe it does not meet the conditions for enhanced oversight? Once identified for enhanced oversight, how long does FMCSA have to perform the comprehensive investigation? What is the definition of “serious instances of non-compliance?” Is the motor carrier’s HMSP suspended or revoked immediately upon being identified for enhanced oversight? What if the carrier gets a satisfactory rating from the investigation, but continues to have high SMS scores? What about carriers with insufficient SMS data? How will FMCSA use SMS data as part of the HMSP review process? How are the recommendations being implemented? What two recommendations in the report to Congress are being implemented with this policy? Why did the Policy change take place? What is the focus of the Policy change? Do the permitting requirements apply to materials that have subsidiary hazards that come under the materials list, even if their primary hazard does not? Example: A Flammable Liquid, Class 3, is a subsidiary poison inhalation hazard. Is Anhydrous Ammonia covered under the Hazardous Materials Safety Permit Program? How do I apply for a Hazardous Materials Safety Permit? Where can I obtain the MCS-150B form? What are carriers required to do to obtain and keep a Hazardous Materials Safety Permit? How is the "Top 30%" OOS, Hazmat violations, and crash ratings calculated? Are carriers required to have their communications plan and routing contact phone number in place during the phase-in period after 1/1/05 but before they file the MCS-150B? Are government entities covered under the Hazardous Materials Safety Permit Regulations? Do the Hazardous Materials Safety Permit requirements apply to U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico? What are the logistics for a permitted load that is transported by more than one mode? For example, a permitted load is transferred to an ocean vessel. When are Level VI inspections required to be performed for international shipments of highway-route-controlled quantities of radioactive materials? How many carriers were expected to need Hazardous Materials Safety Permits? What Hazardous Materials require a Hazardous Materials Safety Permit? Why Is FMCSA requiring a Hazardous Materials Safety Permit?