Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Renewals; Vision, 72869 [2010-29809]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 227 / Friday, November 26, 2010 / Notices in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 15 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has 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, Director, Medical Programs, (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: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background 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 statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. The comment period ended on September 23, 2010 (75 FR 52063). Discussion of Comments FMCSA received no comments in this proceeding. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 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 15 renewal applications, FMCSA renews the Federal vision exemptions for William C. Ball, Terrence L. Benning, Robert S. Bowen, Dennis R. Buszkiewicz, Larry Byrley, Eldon D. Cochran, James R. Corley, Alfred A. Constantino, Larry D. Curry, Kelly M. Greene, John H. Holmberg, Garry R. Lomen, Leonardo Lopez, Jr., James A. Rapp and Thomas P. Shank. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:32 Nov 24, 2010 Jkt 223001 not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136 and 31315. Issued on: November 18, 2010. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2010–29802 Filed 11–24–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2000–7006; FMCSA– 7165; FMCSA–2002–12294; FMCSA–2004– 17194; FMCSA–2006–24783; FMCSA–2008– 0106; FMCSA–2008–0174] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Renewals; Vision Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: FMCSA previously announced its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 37 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has 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, Director, Medical Programs, (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: SUMMARY: Background 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 statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. The comment period ended on September 23, 2010 (75 FR 52061). Discussion of Comments FMCSA received no comments in this proceeding. PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72869 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 37 renewal applications, FMCSA renews the Federal vision exemptions for John W. Arnold, Derric D. Burrell, Jack D. Clodfelter, Tommy J. Cross, Jr., Stephen R. Daugherty, Eric L. Dawson, III, Richard L. Derick, Craig E. Dorrance, Joseph A. Dunlap, Calvin J. Eldridge, Shawn B. Gaston, James F. Gereau, Eric M. Giddens, Sr., Ronald E. Goad, Esteban G. Gonzalez, Reginald I. Hall, Gary J. Hambrick, James O. Hancock, Sherman W. Hawk, Jr., Lance G. James, Robert C. Jeffres, Alfred C. Jewell, Jr., Leslie A. Landschoot, John C. Lewis, Lewis V. McNeice, Kevin J. O’Donnell, Gregory M. Preves, James M. Rafferty, Paul C. Reagle, Sr., Daniel Salinas, Lee R. Sidwell, David L. Slack, David M. Smith, James C. Smith, Roger R. Strehl, Jeffrey D. Smith and Richard A. Yeager. 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 18, 2010. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2010–29809 Filed 11–24–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35445] Louisville & Indiana Railroad Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—CSX Transportation, Inc. Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated October 8, 2010, CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) has agreed to grant nonexclusive overhead trackage rights to Louisville & Indiana Railroad Company (L&I) over CSXT’s lines of railroad as follows: (1) on CSXT’s Louisville Secondary, extending between the point of connection with CSXT’s trackage and L&I’s trackage at CSXT milepost QSL 4.0 and between the point of connection with CSXT’s Louisville Secondary with CSXT’s Indianapolis Terminal Subdivision at E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2000-7006; FMCSA-7165; FMCSA-2002-12294; FMCSA-2004-
17194; FMCSA-2006-24783; FMCSA-2008-0106; FMCSA-2008-0174]


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 37 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to 
exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions 
granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has 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, Director, Medical 
Programs, (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:

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 statute also allows the 
Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 2-year period. The comment 
period ended on September 23, 2010 (75 FR 52061).

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 37 renewal applications, FMCSA renews the Federal 
vision exemptions for John W. Arnold, Derric D. Burrell, Jack D. 
Clodfelter, Tommy J. Cross, Jr., Stephen R. Daugherty, Eric L. Dawson, 
III, Richard L. Derick, Craig E. Dorrance, Joseph A. Dunlap, Calvin J. 
Eldridge, Shawn B. Gaston, James F. Gereau, Eric M. Giddens, Sr., 
Ronald E. Goad, Esteban G. Gonzalez, Reginald I. Hall, Gary J. 
Hambrick, James O. Hancock, Sherman W. Hawk, Jr., Lance G. James, 
Robert C. Jeffres, Alfred C. Jewell, Jr., Leslie A. Landschoot, John C. 
Lewis, Lewis V. McNeice, Kevin J. O'Donnell, Gregory M. Preves, James 
M. Rafferty, Paul C. Reagle, Sr., Daniel Salinas, Lee R. Sidwell, David 
L. Slack, David M. Smith, James C. Smith, Roger R. Strehl, Jeffrey D. 
Smith and Richard A. Yeager.
    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 18, 2010.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2010-29809 Filed 11-24-10; 8:45 am]
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