Regulatory Guidance on the Designation of Steerable Rear Axle Operators (Tillermen) as Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles, 76 Fed. Reg. 32327
Regulation / Statute Cite (if any): 49 CFR 383.3 and 390.5
Federal Register Title and Cite
Regulatory Guidance on the Designation of Steerable Rear Axle Operators (Tillermen) as Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles, 76 Fed. Reg. 32327 (June 6, 2011)
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Federal Register Description/Summary
FMCSA issues regulatory guidance concerning the applicability of the term ‘‘driver’’ to ‘‘tillerman,’’ a person who controls the steerable rear axle on a commercial motor vehicle. The term ‘‘driver’’ is used in FMCSA’s commercial driver’s license requirements and in the Agency’s general safety rules. This notice provides Federal and State enforcement personnel, and the motor carrier industry, with uniform guidance as to when certain Federal