Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments on a New Information Collection: Evaluating the Safety Benefits of an On-Board Monitoring System in Commercial Vehicle Operations: Independent Evaluation and Data Analysis, 17474-17475 [2011-7251]

Download as PDF 17474 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2011 / Notices With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the ‘‘FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT’’ section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on, March 24, 2011. Robert L. Bostiga, RTCA Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2011–7428 Filed 3–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee—Open Meeting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee Open Meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC). The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, starting at 8 a.m., and Wednesday, May 11, 2011, starting at 8 a.m., at the National Housing Center, 1201 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. This will be the 53rd meeting of the COMSTAC. The proposed agenda for May 10 features meetings of the working groups as follows: —Reusable Launch Vehicles (8 a.m.–10 a.m.) —Space Transportation Operations (10 a.m.–12 p.m.) —Export Controls (1 p.m.–3 p.m.) —Risk Management (3 p.m.–5 p.m.) The proposed agenda for May 11 features: —Speakers relevant to the commercial space transportation industry, including Ed Mango from the Commercial Crew Office at National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Center; —A presentation on the committee’s 2011 Commercial Geosynchronous Orbit Launch Model; —A presentation on the committee’s 2011 Commercial Space Transportation Forecast; and —Reports and recommendations from the working groups. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:37 Mar 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 Interested members of the public may submit relevant written statements for the COMSTAC members to consider under the advisory process. Statements may be concerning the issues and agenda items mentioned above and/or additional issues that may be relevant for the U.S. commercial space transportation industry. Interested parties wishing to submit written statements should contact Susan Lender, DFO, (the Contact Person listed below) in writing (mail or e-mail) by May 2, 2011, so that the information can be made available to COMSTAC members for their review and consideration before the May 10th opening meeting. Written statements should be supplied in the following formats: One hard copy with original signature and/or one electronic copy via e-mail. An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at https://ast.faa.gov. For specific information concerning the times and locations of the COMSTAC working group meetings, contact the Contact Person listed below. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should inform the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Lender (AST–5), Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST), 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 331, Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–8029; E-mail susan.lender@faa.gov. Complete information regarding COMSTAC is available on the FAA Web site at: http: //www.faa.gov/about/office_org/ headquarters_offices/ast/ advisory_committee/. Issued in Washington, DC, March 23, 2011. George C. Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation. [FR Doc. 2011–7311 Filed 3–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2011–0074] Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments on a New Information Collection: Evaluating the Safety Benefits of an On-Board Monitoring System in Commercial Vehicle Operations: Independent Evaluation and Data Analysis Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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 purpose of this information collection is to assess Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers’ expectations, attitudes and acceptance of an on-board monitoring system (OBMS), as a part of a Field Operational Test (FOT) study. DATES: We must receive your comments on or before May 31, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2011–0074 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://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: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., EST, 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 https://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 https:// www.regulations.gov at any time or to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2011 / Notices Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Regulations.gov is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want acknowledgement that we received your comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope or post card or print the acknowledgement page that appears after submitting them 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 of the person signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement for the Federal Docket Management System published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008 (73 FR 3316), or you may visit https://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/ E8-785.pdf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Olu Ajayi, Research Division, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–0440; e-mail olu.ajayi@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The goal of the OBMS and safety research study (FOT) is to determine whether on-board monitoring and feedback will reduce at-risk behavior among CMV drivers and improve driver safety performance. The purpose of the questionnaire portion is to assess CMV drivers’ acceptance on the OBMS being evaluated in the FOT. A series of four unique questionnaires will be conducted in the Baseline (no feedback), Intervention (receiving feedback), and Withdrawal (no feedback) periods. These questionnaires will address the CMV drivers’ expectations, experiences and attitudes toward the OBMS and assess changes in their perception over the 18-month study period. All study questionnaires will be available in both paper and electronic form. The results will be summarized and integrated into the rest of the larger FOT study report that evaluates the effectiveness of the OBMS in improving safety and driver performance. Title: Evaluating the Safety Benefits of an On-Board Monitoring system in Commercial Vehicle Operations: Independent Evaluation and Data Analysis. OMB Control Number: 2126–XXXX. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:37 Mar 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 Type of Request: New collection. Respondents: Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500 CMV drivers. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes for the pre-study questionnaire, 15 minutes for during- and post-study questionnaires, and 20 minutes for the exit interview at the end of the study. Expiration Date: N/A. Frequency of Response: Drivers will be asked to take a total of six questionnaires over a course of 18 months and one in-person interview at the end of the study. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 792 hours [(250 responses × 20 minutes/60 minutes for pre-study questionnaire) + (1,250 responses × 15 minutes/60 minutes for intervention questionnaire) + (1,250 responses × 15 minutes/60 minutes for withdrawal questionnaire) + (250 responses × 20 minutes/60 minutes for exit interview) = 792 hours]. 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 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. The agency will summarize and include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Issued on: March 15, 2011. Kelly Leone, Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2011–7251 Filed 3–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2011–0058] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of applications for exemption from the diabetes mellitus standard; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 18 individuals for exemption from the prohibition against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) operating commercial SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17475 motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals with ITDM to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. Comments must be received on or before April 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket No. FMCSA– 2011–0058 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://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: 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. Instructions: Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket numbers for this notice. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below for further information. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to https:// 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 Federal Docket Management System (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 association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s Privacy Act Statement for the FDMS published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008 (73 FR 3316), or you may visit https://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/ E8-785.pdf. DATES: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[FR Doc No: 2011-7251]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2011-0074]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments on 
a New Information Collection: Evaluating the Safety Benefits of an On-
Board Monitoring System in Commercial Vehicle Operations: Independent 
Evaluation and Data Analysis

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 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 purpose of this 
information collection is to assess Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) 
drivers' expectations, attitudes and acceptance of an on-board 
monitoring system (OBMS), as a part of a Field Operational Test (FOT) 
study.

DATES: We must receive your comments on or before May 31, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket 
Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA-2011-0074 using any of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal:  Go to https://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: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001 between 9 a.m. 
and 5 p.m., EST, 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 https://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 https://www.regulations.gov at any time or to

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Room W12-140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Regulations.gov is 
available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. If you want 
acknowledgement that we received your comments, please include a self-
addressed, stamped envelope or post card or print the acknowledgement 
page that appears after submitting them 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 of the person signing the comment, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement for the Federal 
Docket Management System published in the Federal Register on January 
17, 2008 (73 FR 3316), or you may visit https://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-785.pdf.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Olu Ajayi, Research Division, 
Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 
Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-0440; e-mail 
olu.ajayi@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The goal of the OBMS and safety research study (FOT) is 
to determine whether on-board monitoring and feedback will reduce at-
risk behavior among CMV drivers and improve driver safety performance. 
The purpose of the questionnaire portion is to assess CMV drivers' 
acceptance on the OBMS being evaluated in the FOT. A series of four 
unique questionnaires will be conducted in the Baseline (no feedback), 
Intervention (receiving feedback), and Withdrawal (no feedback) 
periods. These questionnaires will address the CMV drivers' 
expectations, experiences and attitudes toward the OBMS and assess 
changes in their perception over the 18-month study period. All study 
questionnaires will be available in both paper and electronic form. The 
results will be summarized and integrated into the rest of the larger 
FOT study report that evaluates the effectiveness of the OBMS in 
improving safety and driver performance.
    Title: Evaluating the Safety Benefits of an On-Board Monitoring 
system in Commercial Vehicle Operations: Independent Evaluation and 
Data Analysis.
    OMB Control Number: 2126-XXXX.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    Respondents: Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500 CMV drivers.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes for the pre-study 
questionnaire, 15 minutes for during- and post-study questionnaires, 
and 20 minutes for the exit interview at the end of the study.
    Expiration Date: N/A.
    Frequency of Response: Drivers will be asked to take a total of six 
questionnaires over a course of 18 months and one in-person interview 
at the end of the study.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 792 hours [(250 responses x 20 
minutes/60 minutes for pre-study questionnaire) + (1,250 responses x 15 
minutes/60 minutes for intervention questionnaire) + (1,250 responses x 
15 minutes/60 minutes for withdrawal questionnaire) + (250 responses x 
20 minutes/60 minutes for exit interview) = 792 hours].
    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 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. The agency will summarize and include your 
comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
collection.

    Issued on: March 15, 2011.
Kelly Leone,
Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2011-7251 Filed 3-28-11; 8:45 am]
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