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  • The FHWA is extending the comment period for its February 17, 1999, advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) in which the agency announced that it was considering revisions to the requirements in parts 390 and 396 of the Federal Motor Carrier...
  • The FHWA is amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that motor carriers engaged in interstate commerce install retroreflective tape or reflex reflectors on the sides and rear of semitrailers and trailers that were...
  • The FHWA proposes to amend the regulations governing the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) by incorporating provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), Pub. L. 105-178, 112 Stat. 107 (1998). This action...
  • In response to a petition for rulemaking filed by the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA) and the ATA Intermodal Conference (the petitioners), the FHWA agreed to consider revisions to the requirements in parts 390 and 396 of the Federal Motor...
  • This document adopts filing fees and fee collection regulations for the motor carrier registration and insurance functions transferred to the FHWA as a result of the enactment of the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA). The effect of this rule is to...
  • The FHWA is extending the deadline for motor carriers to submit applications to participate in the agency's Global Positioning System (GPS) technology pilot demonstration project. This project allows qualified motor carriers that use GPS technology and...
  • The FHWA is announcing its intent to explore the feasibility of conducting a negotiated rulemaking to revise the drivers' hours-of- service rules and has hired two convenors for that purpose. Until that process is complete and a decision is made...
  • The FHWA is adopting regulations to implement section 4007 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), concerning waivers and exemptions from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), and the administration of pilot...
  • The FHWA is making corrections to the November 6, 1997, final rule on Safety Fitness Procedures. The final rule established a means of determining whether a motor carrier has complied with the fitness requirements of the Motor Carrier Safety Act of...
  • The FHWA is re-opening Docket No. FHWA-98-3414 for a period of sixty (60) days. On July 20, 1998, the FHWA published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) in which the agency sought comment concerning use of the ``North American Uniform...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting concerning the development of the North American Standard for Protection Against Shifting or Falling Cargo. The meeting will include a review of the most recent version of the North American Standard for...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting to discuss the development of commercial motor vehicle brake force regulations that could be enforced by Federal and State officials using performance- based brake testing technologies. The FHWA is nearing the...
  • The FHWA is extending and reopening this rulemaking's comment period for an additional 60 day period of time. This is in response to one petition received by the FHWA requesting an extension of the comment period closing date. The petitioner based her...
  • The Federal Highway Administration is considering amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) in response to the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (hereinafter referred as ``TEA-21''). Section 4008(a) of TEA-21 amends...
  • The FHWA is seeking comments on a proposal to amend its regulation governing the examination to determine the physical condition of drivers. The FHWA takes this action in response to numerous requests from medical examiners to update and simplify the...
  • The FHWA is modifying its regulations under 49 CFR part 376 governing the lease and interchange of motor vehicle equipment by exempting commonly-owned and controlled motor carriers from the vehicle identification and exchange of receipt requirements of...
  • The Hazardous Materials Transportation Authorization Act of 1994 requires the amendment of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to prohibit operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) from driving onto a railroad grade crossing...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting to solicit information that will assist the agency in implementing section 4007 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21), effective on June 9, 1998, governing waivers, exemptions, and pilot...
  • On November 6, 1997, the FHWA published a final rule incorporating the safety fitness rating methodology (SFRM) into 49 CFR 385 as appendix B. In that document the FHWA identified its ultimate goal as creating a more performance-based means of...
  • The FHWA seeks public comment concerning use of the ``North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria'' (OOS Criteria). During roadside inspections, Federal, State and local safety inspectors use the OOS Criteria as a guide in determining whether to...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that motor carriers engaged in interstate commerce install retroreflective tape or reflex reflectors on the sides and rear of trailers that were...
  • The FHWA is adopting a final rule to remove, amend, and redesignate certain provisions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations concerning financial responsibility; general applicability and definitions; accident recordkeeping requirements;...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend its regulations concerning the marking of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and the submission of the Motor Carrier Identification Report (Form MCS-150) that new motor carriers must submit to the FHWA. The FHWA is...
  • The FHWA is requesting public comment concerning the development of functional specifications for performance-based brake testing machines purchased with Federal funds through the FHWA's Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP). The FHWA is...
  • This document makes technical amendments to the authority statements for various FHWA motor carrier regulations in order to remove the obsolete authority citations provided in the subparts. This correction is necessary due to changes required by the...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend the regulations governing the transportation of household goods. These regulations protect consumers who ship household goods by motor vehicle. This action is necessary to implement the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA)...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that certain trailers and semitrailers with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 4,536 kilograms (kg) (10,000 pounds) or more, and manufactured on or...
  • The FHWA is amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require that air-braked truck tractors manufactured on or after March 1, 1997, and air-braked single-unit trucks, buses, trailers, and converter dollies manufactured on or...
  • The FHWA proposes to amend the hours-of-service (HOS) recordkeeping requirements of its regulations. The Hazardous Materials Transportation Authorization Act of 1994 mandated that amendments be made to these regulations. The FHWA, with this NPRM,...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting concerning the development of the North American Standard for Protection Against Shifting or Falling Cargo. The meeting will include a review of the most recent version of the North American Standard for...
  • The FHWA believes global positioning system (GPS) technology and many of the complementary safety management computer systems currently being used by the motor carrier industry, provide at least the same degree of monitoring accuracy as the ``automatic...
  • 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 a portion of the former Hazardous Materials Transportation...
  • This document specifies the civil penalties for violating the FHWA regulations, as adjusted for inflation in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996. The...
  • This document makes a technical amendment to the authority statement for the regulation on payment of transportation charges in order to remove the obsolete authority citations provided in the subparts. This correction is necessitated by changes in the...
  • The FHWA is proposing regulations specifying that commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers who are convicted of violating laws or regulations pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings be disqualified from operating a CMV. This proposal also would...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting to discuss requirements for brake hoses used on commercial motor vehicles. The meeting is intended to initiate dialogue between the FHWA; the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); manufacturers...
  • The FHWA and HUD are amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and an interpretation of the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards concerning the transportation of manufactured homes. The FHWA and HUD are reducing the amount of...
  • The FHWA proposes to adopt interim rules governing registration of for-hire motor property and passenger carriers, property brokers, and freight forwarders. The interim rules are required by 49 U.S.C. 13901-13905, provisions of the Interstate Commerce...
  • The FHWA is announcing the motor carrier industry's 1994, 1995, and 1996 controlled substances and alcohol testing positive rates. The controlled substances testing positive rate was 2.6 percent in calendar year 1994, 2.8 percent in 1995, and 2.2...
  • The FHWA is revising its requirements concerning glazing materials, windshield condition, coloring and tinting of windshields and windows, and obstructions to the driver's field of view for commercial motor vehicles operated in interstate commerce. The...
  • The FHWA is proposing to modify its regulations under 49 CFR part 376 governing the lease and interchange of motor vehicle equipment by exempting commonly-owned and controlled motor carriers from the vehicle identification and exchange of receipt...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting to discuss the development of functional specifications for performance-based brake testing machines purchased with Federal funds through the FHWA's Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP). The FHWA is...
  • This document incorporates a Safety Fitness Rating Methodology (SFRM) as an appendix to the Motor Carrier Safety Fitness Procedures regulations. The SFRM will be used to measure the safety fitness of motor carriers against the safety fitness standard...
  • This document corrects the assigned FHWA docket number and the address for submission of comments to this ANPRM regarding standards to approve motor carriers as self-insurers which was published on Tuesday, September 23, 1997, at 62 FR 49654 in FR Doc....
  • This action is being taken pursuant to the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA), which, among other things, directs the Secretary of DOT to adopt regulations governing the standards to approve motor carriers as self-insurers. The FHWA proposes to...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting concerning the development of the North American Standard for Protection Against Shifting or Falling Cargo. The meeting will be held on September 27, 1997, at the Renaissance Denver Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The...
  • The FHWA is considering a revision to the requirement in 49 CFR 391.11(b)(2) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that drivers of commercial motor vehicles operated in interstate commerce be able to read and speak the English...
  • The FHWA is removing the regulation delineating the scope and notice filing requirements of the statutory exemption for compensated intercorporate hauling. Section 103 of the ICC Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA), Pub. L. 104-88, 109 Stat. 803, removed...
  • This document removes the regulation specifying the notice filing requirements for agricultural cooperative associations which conduct compensated transportation operations for nonmembers. These operations are exempt from regulation if certain...
  • The FHWA is making technical amendments to its regulations regarding physical qualifications and examinations for interstate drivers, and controlled substance and alcohol use and testing for drivers under the commercial driver's license program. The...
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