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Download as PDF 64273 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 220 / Thursday, November 15, 2007 / Notices AMENDMENTS TO PFC APPROVALS Amendment approved date Amendment No. city, state 98–03–C–03–TLH, Tallahassee, FL .................................... 93–01–C–04–GEG, Spokane, WA ...................................... 93–01–C–04–TPA, Tampa, FL ............................................ 94–02–U–03–TPA, Tampa, FL ............................................ 97–03–C–01–TPA, Tampa, FL ............................................ 02–05–C–01–TPA, Tampa, FL ............................................ 01–05–C–03–OTH, North Bend, OR ................................... 04–09–C–02–CRW, Charleston, WV .................................. 03–06–C–01–TPA, Tampa, FL ............................................ 98–03–C–02–EUG, Eugene, OR ......................................... 04–10–C–02–MKE, Milwaukee, WI ..................................... 06–13–C–01–MKE, Milwaukee, WI ..................................... 96–05–C–09–ORD, Chicago, IL .......................................... 03–04–C–02–PIH, Pocatello, ID .......................................... 09/27/07 10/12/07 10/15/07 10/15/07 10/16/07 10/17/07 10/19/07 10/19/07 10/23/07 10/23/07 10/23/07 10/23/07 10/24/07 10/25/07 Original approved net PFC revenue $6,848,783 12,594,838 133,682,614 NA 25,540,952 135,782,200 541,602 6,982,402 298,115,400 1,577,459 11,775,601 47,306,855 467,714,130 497,218 Issued in Washington, DC, on November 6, 2007. Joe Hebert, Manager, Financial Analysis and Passenger Facility Charge Branch. [FR Doc. 07–5645 Filed 11–14–07; 8:45 am] Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4910–13–M You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.regulations.gov. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Background Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket Nos. FMCSA–01–9561, FMCSA–03– 15268, FMCSA–05–21711] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Renewals; Vision Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FMCSA previously announced its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 25 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has reviewed the comments submitted in response to the previous announcement and concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety that will be equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Chief, Physical Qualifications Division, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W64– 224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:50 Nov 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 Electronic Access Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption for a 2year period if it finds ‘‘such exemption would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level that would be achieved absent such exemption.’’ The statutes also allow the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. The Notice was published on September 27, 2007. The comment period ended on October 29, 2007. Discussion of Comments FMCSA received no comments in this proceeding. Conclusion The Agency has not received any adverse evidence on any of these drivers that indicates that safety is being compromised. Based upon its evaluation of the 25 renewal applications, FMCSA renews the Federal vision exemptions for Calvin D. Atwood, Gregory W. Babington, William P. Doolittle, Jonathan M. Gentry, John N. Guilford, Benny D. Hatton, Jr., Robert W. Healey, Jr., Nathaniel H. Herbert, Jr., Thomas D. Lambert, Thomas W. Markham, Raul Martinez, Joseph L. Mast, David McKinney, Kevin L. Moody, Charles W. Mullenix, Gary S. Partridge, Nathan D. Peterson, John N. Poland, Brent L. Seaux, Steven R. Smith, James T. Smith, Edd J. Stabler, PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Amended approved net PFC revenue $3,770,045 9,283,006 145,316,784 NA 25,460,336 152,489,574 638,079 7,609,184 323,388,300 1,577,459 12,025,601 51,947,402 488,140,368 294,313 Original estimated charge exp. date Amended estimated charge exp. date 10/01/02 04/01/98 04/01/01 04/01/01 06/01/02 07/01/06 08/01/05 03/01/11 09/01/13 06/01/01 04/01/18 01/01/24 04/01/08 04/01/08 10/01/02 04/01/98 04/01/01 04/01/01 06/01/02 07/01/06 07/01/06 08/01/11 03/01/14 06/01/01 04/01/18 06/01/24 06/01/08 04/01/08 Jr., Gary M. Wolff, John C. Young, and George R. Zenor. In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, each renewal exemption will be valid for 2 years unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. The exemption will be revoked if: (1) The person fails to comply with the terms and conditions of the exemption; (2) the exemption has resulted in a lower level of safety than was maintained before it was granted; or (3) continuation of the exemption would not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136 and 31315. Issued on: November 9, 2007. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. E7–22350 Filed 11–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–99–5578, FMCSA–99– 5748, FMCSA–01–9258, FMCSA–02–12844, FMCSA–03–14223, FMCSA–03–15892, FMCSA–05–21254, FMCSA–05–21711] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of renewal of exemptions; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 27 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket Nos. FMCSA-01-9561, FMCSA-03-15268, FMCSA-05-21711]


Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Renewals; Vision

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

ACTION: Notice of final disposition.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA previously announced its decision to renew the 
exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier 
Safety Regulations for 25 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to 
exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions 
granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has reviewed the 
comments submitted in response to the previous announcement and 
concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety 
that will be equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety 
maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle 
(CMV) drivers.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Chief, Physical 
Qualifications Division, (202) 366-4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W64-
224, Washington, DC 20590-0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Electronic Access

    You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document 
Management System (FDMS) at https://www.regulations.gov.

Background

    Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption 
for a 2-year period if it finds ``such exemption would likely achieve a 
level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level that 
would be achieved absent such exemption.'' The statutes also allow the 
Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. The Notice 
was published on September 27, 2007. The comment period ended on 
October 29, 2007.

Discussion of Comments

    FMCSA received no comments in this proceeding.

Conclusion

    The Agency has not received any adverse evidence on any of these 
drivers that indicates that safety is being compromised. Based upon its 
evaluation of the 25 renewal applications, FMCSA renews the Federal 
vision exemptions for Calvin D. Atwood, Gregory W. Babington, William 
P. Doolittle, Jonathan M. Gentry, John N. Guilford, Benny D. Hatton, 
Jr., Robert W. Healey, Jr., Nathaniel H. Herbert, Jr., Thomas D. 
Lambert, Thomas W. Markham, Raul Martinez, Joseph L. Mast, David 
McKinney, Kevin L. Moody, Charles W. Mullenix, Gary S. Partridge, 
Nathan D. Peterson, John N. Poland, Brent L. Seaux, Steven R. Smith, 
James T. Smith, Edd J. Stabler, Jr., Gary M. Wolff, John C. Young, and 
George R. Zenor.
    In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, each renewal 
exemption will be valid for 2 years unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. 
The exemption will be revoked if: (1) The person fails to comply with 
the terms and conditions of the exemption; (2) the exemption has 
resulted in a lower level of safety than was maintained before it was 
granted; or (3) continuation of the exemption would not be consistent 
with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136 and 31315.

    Issued on: November 9, 2007.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development.
 [FR Doc. E7-22350 Filed 11-14-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-EX-P