Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Public Meeting, 78421 [E8-30386]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 246 / Monday, December 22, 2008 / Notices FAA office listed above and at the administrative offices of the Town of Marana, Marana Regional Airport. The Record of Approval also will be available on-line at: http://www.faa.gov/ airports_airtraffic/airports/ environmental/airport_noise/part_150/ states/. Issued in Hawthorne, California on November 28, 2008. George Aiken, Acting Manager, Airports Division, WesternPacific Region, AWP–600. [FR Doc. E8–30173 Filed 12–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2006–26367] Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Public Meeting AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) will hold a committee meeting on January 6, 2009. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held by conference call on January 6, 2009, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Matters To Be Considered: The MCSAC will continue its work on Task 09–01 (Developing a National Agenda for Motor Carrier Safety). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey Miller, 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) 366–1258, mcsac@dot.gov. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:07 Dec 19, 2008 Jkt 217001 the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App 2). 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. For information on the agenda, bridge line and web link for the conference call, please send an e-mail to mcsac@dot.gov. For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, please e-mail your request to mcsac@dot.gov by January 2, 2009. Please note that oral comments will not be taken from the public due to time limitations. Members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments by January 2, 2009, identified by Federal Docket Management System (FDMC) Docket Number FMCSA–2006–26367 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued on: December 16, 2008. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. E8–30386 Filed 12–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–98–3637; FMCSA–00– 7165; FMCSA–00–7363; FMCSA–00–8203; FMCSA–02–12294; FMCSA–06–26066] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of renewal of exemptions; request for comments. SUMMARY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 11 individuals. FMCSA has statutory PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78421 authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. DATES: This decision is effective January 13, 2009. Comments must be received on or before January 21, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket ID FMCSA–98– 3637; FMCSA–00–7165; FMCSA–00– 7363; FMCSA–00–8203; FMCSA–02– 12294; FMCSA–06–26066, using any of the following methods. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket number for this Notice. Note that DOT posts all comments received without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information included in a comment. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov at any time or Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The FDMS is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want acknowledgment that we received 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 may search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or of the person signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 246 (Monday, December 22, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2006-26367]


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 on January 6, 2009. The 
meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held by conference call on January 6, 2009, 
from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
    Matters To Be Considered: The MCSAC will continue its work on Task 
09-01 (Developing a National Agenda for Motor Carrier Safety).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey Miller, 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) 366-1258, mcsac@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).

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. For information on the 
agenda, bridge line and web link for the conference call, please send 
an e-mail to mcsac@dot.gov. For information on services for individuals 
with disabilities or to request special assistance, please e-mail your 
request to mcsac@dot.gov by January 2, 2009. Please note that oral 
comments will not be taken from the public due to time limitations. 
Members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments by 
January 2, 2009, identified by Federal Docket Management System (FDMC) 
Docket Number FMCSA-2006-26367 using any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://
www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Room W12-
140, Washington, DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12-140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Issued on: December 16, 2008.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development.
[FR Doc. E8-30386 Filed 12-19-08; 8:45 am]
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