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  • On March 3, 2009, FMCSA published a document in the Federal Register (74 FR 9172) requesting comments on its proposal to delay the effective date of its January 16, 2009, final rule entitled ``Elimination of Route Designation Requirement for Motor...
  • In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2009, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 26, 2009, FMCSA is seeking public comment on a contemplated...
  • FMCSA discontinues the administrative requirement that applicants seeking for-hire authority to transport passengers over regular routes submit a detailed description and a map of the route(s) over which they propose to operate. The Agency will...
  • FMCSA adopts regulations to implement section 4118 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). The regulations require intermodal equipment providers (IEPs) to: register and file with FMCSA...
  • FMCSA amends the New Entrant Safety Assurance Program regulations to raise the standard of compliance for passing the new entrant safety audit. The Agency identifies 16 regulations that are essential elements of basic safety management controls...
  • FMCSA amends the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require interstate commercial driver's license (CDL) holders subject to the physical qualification requirements of the FMCSRs to provide a current original or copy of their medical...
  • FMCSA adopts as final the provisions of the Agency's December 17, 2007, interim final rule concerning hours of service (HOS) for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. This final rule allows CMV drivers to continue to drive up to 11 hours within a...
  • FMCSA proposes to discontinue its current requirement that applicants seeking authority to transport passengers over regular routes submit a detailed description and a map of the route(s) over which they propose to operate. The Agency would register...
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposes to revise the commercial driver's license (CDL) knowledge and skills testing standards, and to require new Federal minimum standards for States to issue commercial learner's permits...
  • FMCSA proposes to revise the standards for mandatory training requirements for entry-level operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate operations who are required to possess a commercial driver's license (CDL). The proposed rule would...
  • FMCSA amends the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations effective December 27 to allow commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers up to 11 hours of driving time within a 14-hour, non-extendable window from the start of the workday, following 10...
  • This final rule specifies inflation adjustments to civil penalties for violating the FMCSA regulations. These adjustments are required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of...
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) adopts as final certain regulations required by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). These regulations govern State compliance...
  • FMCSA proposes to amend its regulations to require brokers who arrange the transportation of household goods in interstate or foreign commerce for consumers to comply with additional consumer protection requirements. This rulemaking is in response to...
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposes to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to incorporate new performance standards for electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) installed in commercial motor vehicles...
  • FMCSA proposes changes to the New Entrant Safety Assurance Process that would raise the standard of compliance for passing the new entrant safety audit. The agency has identified 11 regulations that it believes are essential elements of basic safety...
  • FMCSA proposes regulations for entities offering intermodal chassis to motor carriers for transportation of intermodal containers in interstate commerce. As mandated by section 4118 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity...
  • FMCSA proposes to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to merge information from the medical certificate into the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) process as required by section 215 of the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of...
  • FMCSA adopts as final and without change its interim regulations which implement section 4140 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). The regulations specify that: A driver who passed...
  • FMCSA amends the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to specify that a driver who passed knowledge and skills tests approved by the Agency for a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) school bus endorsement prior to September 30, 2002, meets...
  • FMCSA is publishing today its final rule governing hours of service for commercial motor vehicle drivers, following its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published January 24, 2005. The rule addresses requirements for driving, duty, and off-duty time; a...
  • FMCSA proposes a revised registration system. The Unified Registration System would apply to every motor carrier, freight forwarder and broker required to register with DOT under 49 CFR 390.19 or 49 U.S.C. 13901, except Mexico-domiciled motor carriers...
  • FMCSA amends its Rules of Practice for Motor Carrier, Broker, Freight Forwarder, and Hazardous Materials Proceedings. These rules increase the efficiency of the procedures, enhance due process and awareness of the public and regulated community, and...
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) prohibit States from issuing, renewing, transferring or upgrading a commercial driver's license (CDL) with a hazardous materials endorsement unless the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)...
  • FMCSA is reviewing and reconsidering the regulations on hours of service of drivers published on April 28, 2003 (68 FR 22456) and amended on September 30, 2003 (68 FR 56208). The regulations were vacated by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of...
  • The FMCSA intends to clarify that each motor carrier has the duty under the current regulations to: Verify the accuracy of drivers' hours of service (HOS) and records of duty status (RODS), and this obligation extends to the HOS and RODS of independent...
  • FMCSA proposes to amend its rules of practice for motor carrier safety, hazardous materials, and other enforcement proceedings. These rules would increase the efficiency of the procedures, enhance due process and the awareness of the public and...
  • FMCSA issues this rule to amend the compliance date in its Interim final rule (IFR) published in the May 5, 2003 Federal Register regarding limitations on State issuance of a commercial driver's license (CDL) with a hazardous materials endorsement....
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is establishing a national safety permit program for motor carriers that transport certain hazardous materials in interstate or intrastate commerce. This final rule implements provisions of Federal...
  • The FMCSA amends the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) prohibiting States from issuing, renewing, transferring or upgrading a commercial driver's license (CDL) with a hazardous materials (hazmat) endorsement unless the Transportation...
  • This rule makes technical amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). These technical amendments were needed to correct inadvertent errors and omissions, update mailing addresses, remove obsolete references, and make minor...
  • The FMCSA proposes to establish a safety permit program for motor carriers that transport any of the following hazardous materials in interstate or intrastate commerce: a highway route-controlled quantity of a Class 7 (radioactive) material; more than...
  • The FMCSA amends the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to prohibit States from issuing, renewing, transferring or upgrading a commercial driver's license (CDL) with a hazardous materials endorsement unless the Transportation Security...
  • The FMCSA revises its hours-of-service (HOS) regulations to require motor carriers of property to provide drivers with better opportunities to obtain sleep, and thereby reduce the incidence of crashes attributed in whole or in part to drivers operating...
  • This document specifies the civil penalties for violating the FMCSA 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...
  • The FMCSA amends its Commercial Driver's License (CDL) rules concerning disqualification of drivers to make a technical correction in response to a petition for reconsideration filed by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Transport Workers...
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is eliminating an outdated requirement for certain motor vehicle operators to stop periodically to check their tires. Eliminating this requirement enhances the security of hazardous materials shipments.
  • The FMCSA is amending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to update obsolete references and make certain grammatical corrections for clarity. In addition, we are correcting an error in the final rule on Brake Performance Requirements...
  • The FMCSA revises its Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Program. The Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 (MCSIA) mandates these revisions. They are designed to enhance the safety of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operations on our nation's...
  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to eliminate an outdated requirement for certain motor vehicle operators to stop periodically to check their tires. Eliminating this requirement will enhance the security of hazardous...
  • The FMCSA establishes minimum requirements for new entrant motor carriers to ensure that they are knowledgeable about applicable Federal motor carrier safety standards. After ensuring that they are knowledgeable through the application process, the new...
  • The FMCSA revises its regulations and form that relate to the issuance of Certificates of Registration to those Mexico-domiciled motor carriers (of property) that want to operate in the United States only within the municipalities adjacent to Mexico in...
  • The FMCSA revises its regulations and form, OP-1(MX), governing applications by Mexico-domiciled carriers who want to operate within the United States beyond the municipalities adjacent to Mexico in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California and beyond...
  • The FMCSA implements a safety monitoring system and compliance initiative designed to evaluate the continuing safety fitness of all Mexico-domiciled motor carriers within 18 months after receiving a provisional Certificate of Registration or...
  • The Department of Transportation published its drug and alcohol testing procedures regulations on December 19, 2000. The FMCSA is revising its conforming regulations entitled ``Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing.'' The purpose of this...
  • The FMCSA proposes various changes to its Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Program. The Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 (MCSIA) mandates these revisions. They are designed to enhance the safety of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operations...
  • The FMCSA proposes disqualification regulations for drivers subject to the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (CMVSA). Sections 201(b) and 202(h) of the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 (MCSIA) amended the CMVSA by adding...
  • The FMCSA proposes to revise its regulations and form that relate to the issuance of Certificates of Registration to any Mexican- domiciled motor carrier (of property) that wants to operate only in U.S. municipalities and commercial zones adjacent to...
  • The FMCSA proposes changes in its regulations to govern applications by Mexican carriers to operate beyond municipalities and commercial zones at the United States-Mexico border. The FMCSA also proposes to revise the application form, OP-1(MX), to be...
  • The Department of Transportation published a revision of its drug and alcohol testing procedures regulations on December 19, 2000. Consequently, the FMCSA is proposing to amend its controlled substances and alcohol testing regulations to ensure...
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