Submission for Office of Management and Budget Approval and Public Comment Request, 60874-60875 [05-20888]

Download as PDF 60874 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 201 / Wednesday, October 19, 2005 / Notices 4. Provide access to rights-of-way for installation of additional surveillance infrastructure by the private partner. • Identify a point of contact along with appropriate contact information. For those areas that do not have any interest in participating in either part of the program, we ask that the appropriate State DOT submit a simple letter response identifying the area, and including a statement similar to the following: ‘‘We understand the purpose of the U.S. DOT’s Transportation Technology Innovation and Demonstration Program, and do not wish to participate in either part of this program.’’ Information Sessions: Two information sessions will be available to Session 1: 11/8/05 (2 p.m. ET) interested transportation agencies/ organizations from the eligible areas to address any questions or concerns relating to participation in the program. 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[FR Doc. 05–20870 Filed 10–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2005–22530] Submission for Office of Management and Budget Approval and Public Comment Request Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Request for public comments and Office of Management and Budget AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:50 Oct 18, 2005 Jkt 208001 Connecticut ................ Florida ........................ Georgia ....................... Indiana ........................ Kentucky ..................... New Jersey ................ New York .................... Ohio ............................ Tennessee .................. Vermont ...................... Virginia ....................... (OMB) approval of an existing collection. SUMMARY: This notice seeks comments from the public regarding the need for FMCSA to collect paperwork information that relates to a motor carrier’s responsibility for ensuring that employees safely maintain and operate its commercial motor vehicles. This notice is published (pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995) to measure the need for the proposed paperwork collection, to find ways to minimize the burden on motor carriers, to find ways to enhance the quality of information collected, and to verify the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (measured in work hours) on motor carriers. This is a request to continue the collection of information already approved under OMB Control Number 2126–0003, which is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2005, and to renew that approval. PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments must be submitted on or before December 19, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments to the docket by any of the following methods: • Mail: Dockets Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room PL–401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Anyone wanting confirmation of mailed comments must include a self-addressed stamped postcard. • Hand delivery or courier: Room PL– 401 on plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington DC. The Dockets Facility is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. • Web site: Go to http://dms.dot.gov, click on ‘‘Comments/Submissions’’ and follow instructions at the site. All written comments should identify the docket number and notice number stated in the heading of this notice. DATES: E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 201 / Wednesday, October 19, 2005 / Notices Docket access: For copies of this notice or other materials in the docket, you may contact the Dockets Facility by phone (202–366–9329) or visit the facility at the above street address. For Web access to the dockets to read and download filed material, go to http:// dms.dot.gov/search. Then type in the last four digits of the docket number shown in the heading of this notice, and click on ‘‘Search.’’ Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments filed in any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted for an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the April 11, 2000 issue of the Federal Register (65 FR 19477) or go to http://dms.dot.gov. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey Van Ness, (202) 366–8802, Vehicle and Roadside Operations Division (MC-PSV), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) is authorized under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 31502 to prescribe requirements for qualifications and maximum hoursof-service of employees of, and safety and equipment standards of, motor carriers that operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. Under 49 U.S.C. 31136, the Secretary also has authority to prescribe regulations to ensure that CMVs are maintained, equipped, loaded and operated safely; and under 49 U.S.C. 31143 to establish standards for annual or more frequent inspections of CMVs under the provisions of U.S.C. 31142. The Secretary’s authority to establish improved standards or methods to ensure brakes and brake systems of CMVs are inspected by appropriate VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:50 Oct 18, 2005 Jkt 208001 employees and maintained properly is provided under 49 U.S.C. 31137(b). Motor carriers must maintain, or require maintenance of, records documenting the inspection, repair and maintenance activities performed on their owned and leased vehicles. There are no prescribed forms. Electronic recordkeeping is allowed for all records except for those requiring a signature (i.e., driver vehicle inspection reports) (See 49 CFR 390.31(d)). FMCSA allows electronic driver vehicle inspection reports if certain conditions are satisfied. The records are used by the FMCSA and its representatives to verify motor carriers’ compliance with the inspection, repair, and maintenance standards in 49 CFR part 396 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Type of Information Collection Request: Renewal of an existing information collection. Title of Information Collection: Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance. OMB Approval Number: 2126–0003. Frequency: Annual and on occasion. Use: This collection is used by FMCSA to ensure that motor carriers have adequate documentation of their systematic inspection, repair, and maintenance programs necessary to reduce the likelihood of CMV accidents. Estimated Number of Respondents: 406,843. Respondents: Motor carriers, commercial motor vehicle drivers. Total Annual Hours Requested: 34,798,257. Issued on: October 13, 2005. Annette M. Sandberg, Administrator. [FR Doc. 05–20888 Filed 10–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2005–22177] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of applications for exemption from the diabetes standard; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice publishes the FMCSA’s receipt of applications from three individuals for an exemption from the diabetes mellitus prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. If granted, the exemptions PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60875 will enable these individuals to qualify as drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the requirement prescribed in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3). DATES: Comments must be received on or before November 18, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by any of the following methods. Please identify your comments by the DOT DMS Docket Number FMCSA–2005–22177. • Web site: http://dms.dot.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590– 0001. • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see the Public Participation heading of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http://dms.dot.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading under Regulatory Notices. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// dms.dot.gov at any time or to Room PL– 401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Office of Bus and Truck Standards and Operations, (202) 366–4001, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation: The exemption requests and supporting materials, such as the safety analysis, should be placed in the DMS docket as required by 49 E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 201 (Wednesday, October 19, 2005)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-20888]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2005-22530]


Submission for Office of Management and Budget Approval and 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Department 
of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Request for public comments and Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) approval of an existing collection.

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SUMMARY: This notice seeks comments from the public regarding the need 
for FMCSA to collect paperwork information that relates to a motor 
carrier's responsibility for ensuring that employees safely maintain 
and operate its commercial motor vehicles. This notice is published 
(pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995) to measure the need 
for the proposed paperwork collection, to find ways to minimize the 
burden on motor carriers, to find ways to enhance the quality of 
information collected, and to verify the accuracy of the agency's 
estimate of the burden (measured in work hours) on motor carriers. This 
is a request to continue the collection of information already approved 
under OMB Control Number 2126-0003, which is scheduled to expire on 
December 31, 2005, and to renew that approval.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 19, 2005.

ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments to the docket by any of the 
following methods:
     Mail: Dockets Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 
Room PL-401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590-0001. Anyone 
wanting confirmation of mailed comments must include a self-addressed 
stamped postcard.
     Hand delivery or courier: Room PL-401 on plaza level of 
the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington DC. The 
Dockets Facility is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except on Federal holidays.
     Web site: Go to http://dms.dot.gov, click on ``Comments/
Submissions'' and follow instructions at the site.
    All written comments should identify the docket number and notice 
number stated in the heading of this notice.

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    Docket access: For copies of this notice or other materials in the 
docket, you may contact the Dockets Facility by phone (202-366-9329) or 
visit the facility at the above street address. For Web access to the 
dockets to read and download filed material, go to http://dms.dot.gov/
search. Then type in the last four digits of the docket number shown in 
the heading of this notice, and click on ``Search.''
    Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments filed in any 
of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or 
signing the comment, if submitted for an association, business, labor 
union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in 
the April 11, 2000 issue of the Federal Register (65 FR 19477) or go to 
http://dms.dot.gov.
    Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the 
burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, 
including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility 
of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of 
the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology to minimize the information 
collection burden.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey Van Ness, (202) 366-8802, 
Vehicle and Roadside Operations Division (MC-PSV), Federal Motor 
Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 
Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) 
is authorized under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 31502 to prescribe 
requirements for qualifications and maximum hours-of-service of 
employees of, and safety and equipment standards of, motor carriers 
that operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. 
Under 49 U.S.C. 31136, the Secretary also has authority to prescribe 
regulations to ensure that CMVs are maintained, equipped, loaded and 
operated safely; and under 49 U.S.C. 31143 to establish standards for 
annual or more frequent inspections of CMVs under the provisions of 
U.S.C. 31142. The Secretary's authority to establish improved standards 
or methods to ensure brakes and brake systems of CMVs are inspected by 
appropriate employees and maintained properly is provided under 49 
U.S.C. 31137(b).
    Motor carriers must maintain, or require maintenance of, records 
documenting the inspection, repair and maintenance activities performed 
on their owned and leased vehicles. There are no prescribed forms. 
Electronic recordkeeping is allowed for all records except for those 
requiring a signature (i.e., driver vehicle inspection reports) (See 49 
CFR 390.31(d)). FMCSA allows electronic driver vehicle inspection 
reports if certain conditions are satisfied. The records are used by 
the FMCSA and its representatives to verify motor carriers' compliance 
with the inspection, repair, and maintenance standards in 49 CFR part 
396 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
    Type of Information Collection Request: Renewal of an existing 
information collection.
    Title of Information Collection: Inspection, Repair, and 
Maintenance.
    OMB Approval Number: 2126-0003.
    Frequency: Annual and on occasion.
    Use: This collection is used by FMCSA to ensure that motor carriers 
have adequate documentation of their systematic inspection, repair, and 
maintenance programs necessary to reduce the likelihood of CMV 
accidents.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 406,843.
    Respondents: Motor carriers, commercial motor vehicle drivers.
    Total Annual Hours Requested: 34,798,257.

    Issued on: October 13, 2005.
Annette M. Sandberg,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 05-20888 Filed 10-18-05; 8:45 am]
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