Driver Qualification Files: Application for Exemption; Atlantic and Pacific Freightways, Inc., 12558 [2016-05244]

Download as PDF 12558 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 9, 2016 / Notices statutory level of safety should immediately notify FMCSA. The Agency will evaluate any adverse evidence submitted and, if safety is being compromised or if continuation of the exemption would not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA will take immediate steps to revoke the exemption of a driver. Issued on: February 26, 2016. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. Issued on: February 26, 2016. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. 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(A&P) to withdraw its application for exemption from the Agency’s regulation requiring motor carriers to obtain updated medical certification information when a driver holding a commercial driver’s license (CDL) undergoes a new driver medical examination (49 CFR 391.51(b)(7)(ii)). A&P no longer needs the exemption. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert F. Schultz, Driver and Carrier Operations Division; Office of Carrier, Driver and Vehicle Safety Standards; Telephone: 202–366–4325, Email: MCPSD@dot.gov, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Applicant A&P is a Vancouver, Washington motor carrier that employs CDL-drivers to transport goods in interstate commerce. A&P applied for exemption from 49 CFR 391.51(b)(7)(ii) because it was experiencing difficulty obtaining updated medical certification information on its CDL drivers as required by the regulation. On November 27, 2015, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice of A&P’s application for exemption and asked for public comment (80 FR 74202). No comments were received. On January 28, 2016, A&P asked to withdraw its application for exemption because it is now able to receive all the information required by 49 CFR 391.51(b)(7)(ii). The Agency accordingly accepts A&P’s request to withdraw its application and closes the docket of this matter. PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Fiscal Year 2016 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for Federal Transit Administration Grants and Cooperative Agreements AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of availability. This notice announces the availability of the Federal Transportation Administration’s (FTA) Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Annual List of Certifications and Assurances for FTA Grants and Cooperative Agreements, which can be found at FTA’s Web site, www.fta.dot.gov/certs. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2015-0394]


Driver Qualification Files: Application for Exemption; Atlantic 
and Pacific Freightways, Inc.

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

ACTION: Notice of withdrawal of application for exemption.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that it has accepted the request of Atlantic 
and Pacific Freightways, Inc. (A&P) to withdraw its application for 
exemption from the Agency's regulation requiring motor carriers to 
obtain updated medical certification information when a driver holding 
a commercial driver's license (CDL) undergoes a new driver medical 
examination (49 CFR 391.51(b)(7)(ii)). A&P no longer needs the 
exemption.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert F. Schultz, Driver and 
Carrier Operations Division; Office of Carrier, Driver and Vehicle 
Safety Standards; Telephone: 202-366-4325, Email: MCPSD@dot.gov, 
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    Applicant A&P is a Vancouver, Washington motor carrier that employs 
CDL-drivers to transport goods in interstate commerce. A&P applied for 
exemption from 49 CFR 391.51(b)(7)(ii) because it was experiencing 
difficulty obtaining updated medical certification information on its 
CDL drivers as required by the regulation. On November 27, 2015, FMCSA 
published a Federal Register notice of A&P's application for exemption 
and asked for public comment (80 FR 74202). No comments were received. 
On January 28, 2016, A&P asked to withdraw its application for 
exemption because it is now able to receive all the information 
required by 49 CFR 391.51(b)(7)(ii). The Agency accordingly accepts 
A&P's request to withdraw its application and closes the docket of this 
matter.

    Issued on: February 26, 2016.
 Larry W. Minor,
 Associate Administrator for Policy.
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