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Applicability of the Registration, Financial Responsibility, and Safety Regulations to Motor Carriers of Passengers

Interpretive rule; correction.

In an interpretive rule published in the Federal Register on November 15, 2022, FMCSA added appendices to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to explain existing statutes and regulations FMCSA administers related to: the applicability of the FMCSRs, including the financial responsibility regulations, to motor carriers of passengers operating in interstate commerce, including limitations on such applicability based on characteristics of the vehicle operated or the scope of operations conducted; and the applicability of commercial operating authority registration based on the Agency's jurisdiction over motor carriers of passengers, regardless of vehicle characteristics, when operating for-hire in interstate commerce. The interpretive rule contained an error in the docket number, errors in the address section, and errors in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

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