Agency Information Collection Activities; New Information Collection: Share the Road Safely Outreach Program Assessment, 51892-51893 [E7-17806]

Download as PDF 51892 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 11, 2007 / Notices These obligations arise irregularly because they are associated with the hiring process. This collection also imposes certain annual obligations on motor carriers and employee-drivers. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,254,580 hours. FMCSA arrives at this estimate through calculation of the time involved with each of the requirements of the driver qualification rules including those pertaining to the hiring of a CMV driver by a motor carrier and the safety performance history of the applicant-driver. Background sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES The Motor Carrier Safety Act of 1984 (Pub. L. 98–554, Title II, 98 Stat. 2834 (October 30, 1984)) requires the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations pertaining to CMV safety. These regulations, also issued under the authority provided by 49 U.S.C. 504, 31133, 31136, and 31502, require motor carriers to maintain a driver qualification file on each of their CMV drivers. The rules require a motor carrier to obtain and maintain specified information concerning the qualifications of each driver to operate a CMV in interstate commerce. The CMV driver is often required to produce the required information. The majority of the information is collected during the process of hiring the CMV driver and during annual reviews. This information is available to FMCSA investigators to substantiate the qualifications of drivers to operate a CMV safely in interstate commerce. A qualified driver means fewer crashes. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. Issued on: August 31, 2007. Michael S. Griffith, Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–17805 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Sep 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–28630] Agency Information Collection Activities; New Information Collection: Share the Road Safely Outreach Program Assessment Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment. The proposed ICR will be used to collect information on commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and passenger car drivers’ awareness of the Share the Road Safely (STRS) safety messages and activities. This information collection will aid FMCSA in developing future Share the Road Safely initiatives by surveying and examining driver awareness of sharing the road safely by using safety messages and activities. DATES: We must receive your comments on or before November 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by any of the following methods. Please identify your comments by the FMCSA Docket Number FMCSA– 2007–28630. • Web site: https://dms.dot.gov. Follow instructions for submitting comments to the Docket. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Docket: For access to the Docket Management System (DMS) to read background documents or comments received, go to https://dms.dot.gov at any time or to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 except Federal holidays. The DMS is available electronically 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want notification of receipt of your comments, please include a selfaddressed, stamped envelope, or postcard or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting comments on-line. Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or you may visit https://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brian Ronk, Office of Outreach and Development, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366–1072, or e-mail brian.ronk@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The purpose of this study is to assess the awareness of licensed drivers regarding Share the Road Safely messages. The study will assist FMCSA in developing future STRS campaign messages and identifying target audiences and distribution strategies. The data will be collected through a telephone survey. Results of the study will not be published, but used for internal research purposes by FMCSA to assess its outreach activities and identify opportunities to help raise the public’s awareness of driving safely in, or around, large trucks and vehicles. A follow-up survey will be conducted two years after the initial data collection and compared against the results from the baseline assessment. Title: Share the Road Safely Outreach Program Assessment. OMB Control Number: 2126–XXXX. Type of Request: New collection. Respondents: Public/licensed drivers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Estimated Time per Response: The estimated average burden per response is 10 minutes. Expiration Date: N/A. Frequency of Response: Other. The information will be collected during the first year of approval and again two years following the initial data collection. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 250 hours [1,500 responses × 10 minutes/60 minutes per response = 250]. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 11, 2007 / Notices Public Comments Invited: Interested parties are invited to send comments regarding any aspect of this information collection, including but not limited to: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/ or included in the request for OMB’s clearance for this information collection. Commercial Passenger Carrier Safety Division, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, phone (202) 366–5763, fax (202) 366–3621, e-mail peter.chandler@dot.gov. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P On April 6, 2007, FMCSA published a notice in the Federal Register (72 FR 17218), to announce that its Information Collection Request (ICR) for collecting data about motor carriers who operate small passenger-carrying commercial motor vehicles had been sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. In the April 6th notice, the agency imposed a 30-day comment period for interested parties to comment on the survey. The comment period ended on May 7, 2007. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Purpose of Reopening the Comment Period Issued on: August 31, 2007. Michael S. Griffith, Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–17806 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2006–27393] Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments; Notice of Intent To Survey Motor Carriers Operating Small PassengerCarrying Commercial Motor Vehicles Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments; reopening of comment period. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reopening the comment period on its April 6, 2007, notice and request for comments concerning a proposed survey of motor carriers operating smallpassenger-carrying commercial motor vehicles to obtain additional feedback from motor carriers and interested parties. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 11, 2007. OMB must receive your comments by this date to act quickly on the request. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: DOT/ FMCSA Desk Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter Chandler, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, DOT, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Sep 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 The comment period is being reopened to allow more time for the public to comment on this proposed survey. FMCSA is committed to obtaining information that will provide insight into the common safety and regulatory compliance challenges facing motor carriers with small passengercarrying CMV operations. Such information provided in the comments will also be utilized by FMCSA to develop educational outreach initiatives for the affected industry segment. It is appropriate that FMCSA connect with and inform this segment of the motor carrier industry of its regulatory compliance responsibilities before implementing an enforcement program. Any information obtained will help identify specific areas of regulatory compliance that are problematic for this industry segment. The survey will also obtain needed insight about how to best provide and distribute information to the affected industry segment. Issued on: September 4, 2007. Terry Shelton, Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–17808 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51893 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–28523] Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of an Approved Information Collection: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This information collection notifies the FMCSA of a voluntary request by a motor carrier, freight forwarder, or property broker to amend or revoke its registration of authority granted. On April 3, 2007, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice allowing for a 60-day comment period on the ICR. No comments were received by the agency. DATES: Please send your comments by October 11, 2007. OMB must receive your comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: DOT/FMCSA Desk Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Haller, Supervisory Transportation Specialist, Commercial Enforcement Division, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–385–2362; e-mail stephanie.haller@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Revocation of Authority. OMB Control Number: 2126–0018. Type of Request: Revision of a currently-approved information collection. Form Number: OCE–46. Respondents: Motor carriers, freight forwarders and property brokers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,250. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Expiration Date: September 30, 2007. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 11, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51892-51893]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-17806]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2007-28630]


Agency Information Collection Activities; New Information 
Collection: Share the Road Safely Outreach Program Assessment

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA 
announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its 
review and approval and invites public comment. The proposed ICR will 
be used to collect information on commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and 
passenger car drivers' awareness of the Share the Road Safely (STRS) 
safety messages and activities. This information collection will aid 
FMCSA in developing future Share the Road Safely initiatives by 
surveying and examining driver awareness of sharing the road safely by 
using safety messages and activities.

DATES: We must receive your comments on or before November 13, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by any of the following 
methods. Please identify your comments by the FMCSA Docket Number 
FMCSA-2007-28630.
     Web site: https://dms.dot.gov. Follow instructions for 
submitting comments to the Docket.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket 
Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket 
Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Docket: For access to the Docket Management System (DMS) to read 
background documents or comments received, go to https://dms.dot.gov at 
any time or to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket 
Operations, M-30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The DMS is 
available electronically 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you 
want notification of receipt of your comments, please include a self-
addressed, stamped envelope, or postcard or print the acknowledgement 
page that appears after submitting comments on-line.
    Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all 
comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf 
of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's 
complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register on April 11, 
2000 (65 FR 19477), or you may visit https://dms.dot.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brian Ronk, Office of Outreach and 
Development, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. 
Telephone: (202) 366-1072, or e-mail brian.ronk@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The purpose of this study is to assess the awareness of licensed 
drivers regarding Share the Road Safely messages. The study will assist 
FMCSA in developing future STRS campaign messages and identifying 
target audiences and distribution strategies. The data will be 
collected through a telephone survey. Results of the study will not be 
published, but used for internal research purposes by FMCSA to assess 
its outreach activities and identify opportunities to help raise the 
public's awareness of driving safely in, or around, large trucks and 
vehicles. A follow-up survey will be conducted two years after the 
initial data collection and compared against the results from the 
baseline assessment.
    Title: Share the Road Safely Outreach Program Assessment.
    OMB Control Number: 2126-XXXX.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    Respondents: Public/licensed drivers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500.
    Estimated Time per Response: The estimated average burden per 
response is 10 minutes.
    Expiration Date: N/A.
    Frequency of Response: Other. The information will be collected 
during the first year of approval and again two years following the 
initial data collection.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 250 hours [1,500 responses x 10 
minutes/60 minutes per response = 250].

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    Public Comments Invited: Interested parties are invited to send 
comments regarding any aspect of this information collection, including 
but not limited to: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary 
for the performance of FMCSA's functions; (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that 
the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the 
collected information. Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/ or included in the request for OMB's clearance 
for this information collection.

    Issued on: August 31, 2007.
Michael S. Griffith,
Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology.
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