Recommendations on Uniform Forms and Procedures for the Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Notice of report availability; request for comments.
The FHWA is requesting public comment on the final report and recommendations of the Alliance for Uniform HazMat Transportation Procedures (the Alliance) concerning the implementation of 49 U.S.C. 5119--formerly referred to as section 22 of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act of 1990 (HMTUSA). Section 5119 requires the Secretary of Transportation (the Secretary) to establish a working group of State and local government officials to establish uniform forms and procedures for the registration of persons that transport hazardous materials by motor vehicle, and to decide whether to limit the filing of State registration and permit forms and the collection of filing fees. The Alliance is the working group created to fulfill the requirements of the HMTUSA, and accordingly, has published its final report with recommendations which is now available to the public.