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Archived Petitions for Rulemaking

FMCSA Petitions for Rulemaking (49 CFR 389.31)

This table includes summary information about all Petitions for Rulemaking received by FMCSA that have been received a final Agency disposition. This display is required by Section 5204 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act).

Date Rec’d

Petitioner

Subject

Summary of Petition

Date of Acknowledgement

Decision (Grant/Deny/Pending) and Date of Letter to Applicant

If Granted: Rule ID Number or Final Rule Cite

05/11/2018

TruckerNation

Hours of Service

Significant Revisions to primary hours of service rules

6/15/2018

Included in HOS ANPRM 08/23/2018

83 FR 42631

02/16/2018

Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assoc

Hours of Service

Delete 30 MRB; 3 hr off-duty during day extends 14 hr period

06/29/2018

Included in HOS ANPRM 08/23/2018

83 FR 42631

11/04/2015

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Hours of Service Rules

Delete 30-min rest break provision in 395.3

12/11/2015

Denied 08/09/2016

 

07/07/2015

National Star Route Mail Contractors (NSRMCA)

Hours of Service Rules

Provide relief from 14-hr rule for rural contractors transporting U.S. Mail

08/26/2015

Denied 01/12/2016

 

07/07/2015

Oregon DOT

CDL Learners Permit

Extend initial CLP period from 6 to 12 months

11/30/2015

Granted 02/08/2016

 

10/10/2014

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Fatigue issues: Various

Clarify 392.3, conduct research on fatigue, set standards, etc.

11/20/2014

Denied 04/24/2016

N/A

07/31/2014

American Trucking Associations

Underinflated Tires

Amend 393.75 regarding flat and underinflated tires

06/29/2016

Denied 04/20/2017

N/A

10/29/2013

American Trucking Associations

Oilwell waiting time

All oilfield trucks to have waiting time exception

11/20/2013

Denied 2/5/16

October 13, 2016
81 FR 70634

10/29/2013

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Passenger seatbelts

Require truck passengers to wear seat belts

02/24/2014

Granted

N/A

10/26/2012

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Major Tread Groove

Include a definition of major tread groove in the FMCSRs

03/25/2013

Granted

July 22, 2016 )81 FR 47722) and Sept 2, 2016 (81 FR 60633)

09/13/2010

American Trucking Associations

License Plate Lights

Delete the requirement for license plate lights when no license plates are required

09/27/2010

Granted 5/11/2015

N/A

07/26/2010

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Universal Electronic ID

  

Granted

 

06/01/2009

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Coupling Devices

Require supplemental safety chains on semitrailers

 

Denied 4/20/2017

 

06/01/2009

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

ABS in Appendix G

Include requirements for the inspection of automatic braking systems (ABS) in the periodic inspection requirements in Appendix G

07/16/2009

Granted

July 22, 2016 (81 FR 47722) and Sept 2, 2016 (81 FR 60633)

02/12/2008

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Motor Carrier Disposition

Amend 396.9 to clarify when repairs need to be made

03/25/2008

Withdrawn 1/9/2018

N/A

02/12/2008 (Original 10/02/2007)

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Inspector Qualifications and Periodic Inspections

Amend 396.19 to include inspector qualifications (amends earlier petition on 10/2/2007)

10/16/2007

Granted

July 22, 2016 (81 FR 47722) and Sept 2, 2016 (81 FR 60633)

02/12/2008

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Commercial Motor Vehicle Definitions

Correct inconsistencies No estimate provided

 

Granted

10/18/2007

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Glazing Obstructions
(Video event recorders)

Amend 393.60(e) to permit certain devices to be mounted in the swept area of the windshield

11/02/2007

FAST Act 5301

September 23, 2016 (81 FR 65568)

10/20/2006

American Trucking Associations

Speed Limiters

Require speed limiters to be installed and set on CMVs

11/09/2006

Granted 1/3/2011

2126-AB63

09/08/2006

Dennis, Cory, Porter & Smith

Speed Limiters

Require speed limiters to be installed and set on CMVs

09/25/2006

Granted 1/3/2011

2126-AB63

Updated: Monday, September 16, 2019

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