Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Public Meeting, 45480 [E7-15837]

Download as PDF 45480 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 14, 2007 / Notices medical experts who serve on FMCSA’s MRB. Section 4116 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, Pub. L. 109–59) requires the Secretary of Transportation with the advice of the MRB to ‘‘establish, review, and revise medical standards for operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) that will ensure that the physical condition of operators is adequate to enable them to operate the vehicles safely.’’ FMCSA is planning updates to the physical qualification regulations of CMV drivers, and the MRB will provide the necessary sciencebased guidance to establish realistic and responsible medical standards. The MRB operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) as announced in the Federal Register (70 FR 57642, October 3, 2005). The MRB is charged initially with the review of all current FMCSA medical standards (49 CFR 391.41), as well as proposing new science-based standards and guidelines to ensure that drivers operating CMVs in interstate commerce, as defined in CFR 390.5, are physically capable of doing so. Meeting Participation mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Attendance is open to the interested public, including medical examiners, motor carriers, drivers, and representatives of medical and scientific associations. Written comments for this MRB meeting will also be accepted beginning on August 14, 2007 and continuing until October 30, 2007, and should include the docket number that is listed in the ADDRESSES section. During the MRB meeting, oral comments will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis as requestors register at the meeting, but may be limited depending on how many persons wish to comment. The comments must directly address relevant medical and scientific issues on the MRB meeting agenda. For more information, please view the following Web site: https:// www.mrb.fmcsa.dot.gov. Issued on: August 8, 2007. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. E7–15838 Filed 8–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:35 Aug 13, 2007 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–28117] Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Public Meeting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) will hold a committee meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Establishment of the advisory committee was announced in the Federal Register (71 FR 67200), on November 20, 2006. DATES: The MCSAC meeting will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on September 13, 2007, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 14, 2007. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Conference Center, West Wing, First Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Greg Parks, Acting Chief, Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation Division, Office of Policy Plans and Regulation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 366–5370, FMCSAregs@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, Pub. L. 109–59) required the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish in FMCSA, a Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee. The advisory committee provides advice and recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator on motor carrier safety programs and motor carrier safety regulations. The advisory committee operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App 2). The FMCSA Administrator appointed 15 members to serve on the advisory committee on March 5, 2007. II. Meeting Participation The meeting is open to the public and FMCSA invites participation by all interested parties, including motor carriers, drivers, and representatives of motor carrier associations. As a general Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 matter, the committee will make one hour available for public comments on Friday, September 14, 2007, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals wishing to address the committee should sign up on the public comment sign-in sheet before noon on September 14, 2007. The time available will be reasonably divided among those who have signed up, but no one will have more than 15 minutes. Individuals wanting to present written materials to the committee should submit written comments identified by DOT Docket Management System (DMC) Docket Number FMCSA–2007–28117 using any of the following methods: • Web Site: https://dmses.dot.gov/ submit. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., Room W12–140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Karen Lynch at 202– 366–8997, or Karen.Lynch@dot.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 156 (Tuesday, August 14, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-15837]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2007-28117]


Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory 
Committee (MCSAC) will hold a committee meeting. The meeting is open to 
the public. Establishment of the advisory committee was announced in 
the Federal Register (71 FR 67200), on November 20, 2006.

DATES: The MCSAC meeting will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on 
September 13, 2007, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 14, 2007.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Conference Center, West Wing, First Floor, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Greg Parks, Acting Chief, 
Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation Division, Office of Policy 
Plans and Regulation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, 
DC 20590, (202) 366-5370, FMCSAregs@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient 
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU, Pub. L. 109-
59) required the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation to 
establish in FMCSA, a Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee. The 
advisory committee provides advice and recommendations to the FMCSA 
Administrator on motor carrier safety programs and motor carrier safety 
regulations. The advisory committee operates in accordance with the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App 2). The FMCSA 
Administrator appointed 15 members to serve on the advisory committee 
on March 5, 2007.

II. Meeting Participation

    The meeting is open to the public and FMCSA invites participation 
by all interested parties, including motor carriers, drivers, and 
representatives of motor carrier associations. As a general matter, the 
committee will make one hour available for public comments on Friday, 
September 14, 2007, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals wishing to address the 
committee should sign up on the public comment sign-in sheet before 
noon on September 14, 2007. The time available will be reasonably 
divided among those who have signed up, but no one will have more than 
15 minutes. Individuals wanting to present written materials to the 
committee should submit written comments identified by DOT Docket 
Management System (DMC) Docket Number FMCSA-2007-28117 using any of the 
following methods:
     Web Site: https://dmses.dot.gov/submit. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12-140, Washington, 
DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, S.E., Room W12-140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://
www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Karen Lynch at 202-366-8997, or Karen.Lynch@dot.gov.

    Issued on: August 8, 2007.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development.
 [FR Doc. E7-15837 Filed 8-13-07; 8:45 am]
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