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  • On May 28, 1997, the FHWA published a notice of proposed rulemaking in response to a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia. In the rulemaking the FHWA proposed to incorporate a modified Safety Fitness Rating methodology, which...
  • This document adds to 49 CFR chapter III certain motor carrier transportation regulations, also codified in 49 CFR chapter X, which involve functions delegated to both the FHWA and the Surface Transportation Board (STB). These regulations govern motor...
  • The FHWA is extending the comment period for its April 14, 1997, notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in which the agency proposed amendments to part 393 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The extension is in response to a...
  • This interim final rule is being issued in response to a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, entered on March 18, 1997. In this interim final rule, the FHWA is publishing its Safety Fitness Rating Methodology (SFRM) as...
  • This document is in response to a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, entered on March 18, 1997. In this rulemaking the FHWA is proposing to incorporate a modified Safety Fitness Rating Methodology (SFRM), which would...
  • The FHWA is announcing a public meeting concerning the development of the North American Cargo Securement Standard. The meeting will include presentations of the results of recently completed research and a discussion of a draft version of the North...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend part 393 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation. The amendments are intended to remove obsolete and redundant regulations; respond to several petitions...
  • This document amends the financial responsibility regulations to more broadly define the term State, and removes an unnecessary definition for the term farm-to-market agricultural transportation from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations...
  • The FHWA is extending this rulemaking's comment period until June 30, 1997. This is in response to two petitions received by the FHWA requesting an extension of the comment period closing date. The petitioners based their requests upon the FHWA's...
  • The FHWA published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register on January 27, 1997 (62 FR 3855), in which the agency requested comments on its intent to remove, amend, and redesignate certain regulations in parts 387, 390, 391, 392,...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The FHWA is announcing seven public meeting listening sessions for commercial motor vehicle drivers and other interested persons to speak with FHWA officials about their problems with the FHWA's hours- of-service regulations. This action is necessary...
  • This NPRM proposes changes to existing regulations regarding the issuance of bills of lading by freight forwarders and also gives notice of the FHWA's general jurisdiction over all segments of the freight forwarding industry (not just household goods...
  • This document requests comments on the intent of the FHWA to remove, amend, and redesignate certain regulations concerning financial responsibility; general applicability and definitions; accident recordkeeping requirements; qualifications of drivers;...
  • On December 29, 1994, the FHWA published a final rule [59 FR 67544] which implemented the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation Act of 1992 (the 1992 Act). On October 11, 1996, the President signed the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • This document continues the suspension of the effectiveness of the final rule concerning a receipt provision of Single State Insurance Registration which was published at 60 FR 30011 on June 7, 1995. The rule had directed the Base States to make copies...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The FHWA is initiating this rulemaking to revise the FHWA's hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The FHWA is nearing completion of several research projects and seeks the results of other relevant research to consider in this effort. To assist the FHWA...
  • The FHWA is announcing the availability on the Internet of 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...
  • On April 29, 1996, the FHWA published notice of its proposal to amend its rules of practice for motor carrier administrative proceedings. (61 FR 18866). The FHWA now proposes to supplement that notice of proposed rulemaking to make the rules applicable...
  • This document proposes to remove the regulation that delineates the scope and notice filing requirements of the statutory exemption for compensated intercorporate hauling. Section 103 of the ICC Termination Act of 1995 removed the requirement that a...
  • This document proposes to remove the regulation that specifies the notice filing requirements for agricultural cooperative associations which conduct compensated transportation operations for nonmembers. These operations are exempt from regulation if...
  • The FHWA is considering proposing amendments to its regulations concerning cargo securement requirements for commercial motor vehicles engaged in interstate commerce. The FHWA intends to consider adopting new cargo securement guidelines that will be...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting date of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The purpose of this notice is to announce an upcoming public meeting to be held on November 13, 1996, to discuss mandating entry- level training for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). Section 4007(a)(1) of the Intermodal Surface...
  • The FHWA announces the meeting dates of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • The FHWA announces the extension of the effective date of its final rule, published on December 29, 1994, implementing provisions of the Intermodal Safe Container Transportation Act of 1992. The rule was scheduled to take effect on September 1, 1996,...
  • The FHWA announces the extension of the comment period for its April 29, 1996, notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in which the agency proposed changes to our procedural rules governing investigations of motor carrier compliance with agency...
  • This document announces the FHWA's intent to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish requirements for the use of retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflectors for certain trailers manufactured prior to December 1, 1993, the effective date of...
  • The FHWA announces the first meeting of an advisory committee (the Committee) established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • Each of the Department's alcohol testing rules include a definition of a substance abuse professional. By this action, the Department is consolidating these definitions into its Department-wide testing procedures rule and adding to the definition...
  • The FHWA is proposing to amend 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...
  • 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...
  • The FHWA is requesting comments on a proposed research plan to explore performance-based alternatives to the existing vision standard for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMV). The findings of this research effort may result in the modification of...
  • This NPRM proposes provisions that would implement a recent statutory change to the pre-employment alcohol testing provisions of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. The proposal would harmonize the regulations with the statute by...
  • This document makes a technical amendment to correct the authority citation for 49 CFR part 397. A citation which was erroneously deleted will be reinserted, and other specific references will be added to update this authority citation.
  • The FHWA proposes to amend its rules of practice for motor carrier safety, hazardous materials, and other enforcement proceedings, motor carrier safety rating procedures, driver qualification proceedings, and its schedule of penalties for violations of...
  • The FHWA proposes to establish a negotiated rulemaking advisory committee (the Committee) under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act to consider the relevant issues and attempt to reach a consensus in developing...
  • Section 4007 of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA), (Pub.L. 102-240, 105 Stat. 2151-2152) directed the Secretary of Transportation to report to Congress on the effectiveness of the efforts of the private sector to...
  • The FHWA and HUD are proposing amendments to 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 propose to...
  • This document corrects the amendatory language for 49 CFR 391.2 in the issue of March 26, 1996, in FR Doc. 96-7226 on page 13346 (61 FR 13338). The March 26 document contained, among other things, a technical amendment to relocate an existing provision...
  • This document corrects the final rule on alcohol and drug testing rules and the regulations implementing the commercial driver's license program which was published in the issue of March 8, 1996, in FR Doc. 96-5373 on page 9564. In part 383, a...
  • The National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 creates exemptions from certain requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for employers engaged in: The transportation of agricultural commodities and farm supplies, the...
  • The FHWA is proposing to rescind restrictions on the locations at which television viewers or screens may be positioned within commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). Under the President's Regulatory Reinvention Initiative, the FHWA has reviewed the Federal...
  • The FHWA announces a final determination and final rule to allow those drivers currently holding valid waivers from both the vision and diabetes standards contained in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to continue to operate in...
  • The FHWA proposes to amend its regulations to specify minimum safety information that new and prospective employers must seek from former employers during the investigation of a driver's employment record. This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) also...
  • Each of the Department's alcohol testing rules include a definition of a substance abuse professional. By this action, the Department is consolidating these definitions into its Department-wide testing procedures rule and adding to the definition...
  • The Federal Highway Administration is making technical amendments to its alcohol and drug testing rules and its regulations implementing the commercial driver's license program. The testing rules require employers to test drivers who are required to...
  • This document makes technical amendments to various sections of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to correct erroneous cross-references and to amend references in which the regulations referenced have been redesignated or removed. In...
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