School Transportation Safety-Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting, 79092-79093 [2016-27166]

Download as PDF 79092 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 218 / Thursday, November 10, 2016 / Notices have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. 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AGENCY: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2016–0116. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel CAPRICE is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: hotel barge for a 12 passenger operation providing scenic overnight cruises. Geographic Region: ‘‘New York, Vermont, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2016–0116 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78). By Order of the Maritime Administrator. PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 1, 2016. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–27213 Filed 11–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2016–0112] School Transportation Safety— Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is announcing a meeting that will be held in Washington, DC on December 1, 2016 to explore the risk factors associated with pupil transportation and potential solutions to prevent school transportation-related crashes. The School Transportation Safety—Thinking Outside the Bus meeting will include presentations and discussions on a number of topics including trends in school transportation-related crashes; updates on lap/shoulder belts in school buses; pedestrians around the bus, illegal passing of school buses, school bus driver distraction; research on camera enforcement of stop arm violations; school bus vehicle technology and Moving Toward Zero— Reducing School Transportation-related fatalities. Attendance at the meeting is limited to invited participants because of space limitations of the DOT Conference Center. However, the meeting will be available for live public viewing on the NHTSA Web site (www.nhtsa.gov). DATES: The meeting will be held on December 1, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Media Center of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brian Chodrow, Telephone: 202–366– 9765; email address: brian.chodrow@ dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NHTSA will host a meeting to focus on ways to improve the safety of pupil transportation. The School Transportation Safety—Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting will begin with an introduction by NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind, followed SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 218 / Thursday, November 10, 2016 / Notices by a discussion of the trends in pupil transportation crashes; updates on lap/ shoulder seat belts in school buses, a risk panel concerning pedestrians around the school bus, and a discussion on school bus vehicle technology from school bus manufacturers. The meeting will conclude with a discussion on Moving Toward Zero—Reducing School Transportation-related fatalities. Invited participants will include representatives from a number of fields including the behavioral and engineering sciences, traffic and highway safety, and public health, as well as from diverse organizations including advocacy groups, industry, state government, and other Federal Agencies. NHTSA will facilitate sharing of important information regarding programs to improve the safety of pupil transportation. Saving lives by preventing traffic deaths is a top priority of this Administration. Workshop Procedures. NHTSA will conduct the meeting informally. Thus, technical rules of evidence will not apply. The meeting will consist of presentations and panels. Each panel will have two or three short presentations, a roundtable discussion among the panel members, and participant questions to be discussed by the panel members and other meeting participants. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30182. Issued in Washington, DC on November 7, 2016. Jeff Michael, Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development. [FR Doc. 2016–27166 Filed 11–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2016–0094; Notice 1] Michelin North America, Inc., Receipt of Petition for Decision of Inconsequential Noncompliance National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Receipt of petition. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Michelin North America, Inc. (MNA), has determined that certain MNA tires do not fully comply with paragraph S6.5(d) of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 119, New pneumatic tires for motor vehicles with a GVWR of more than SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and motorcycles. MNA filed a report dated September 1, 2016, pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports. MNA then petitioned NHTSA under 49 CFR part 556 for a decision that the subject noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. DATES: The closing date for comments on the petition is December 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments on this petition. Comments must refer to the docket and notice number cited in the title of this notice and submitted by any of the following methods: • Mail: Send comments by mail addressed to U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: Deliver comments by hand to U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Section is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Federal Holidays. • Electronically: Submit comments electronically by logging onto the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Web site at https:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Comments may also be faxed to (202) 493–2251. Comments must be written in the English language, and be no greater than 15 pages in length, although there is no limit to the length of necessary attachments to the comments. If comments are submitted in hard copy form, please ensure that two copies are provided. If you wish to receive confirmation that comments you have submitted by mail were received, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard with the comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. All comments and supporting materials received before the close of business on the closing date indicated above will be filed in the docket and will be considered. All comments and supporting materials received after the closing date will also be filed and will be considered to the fullest extent possible. When the petition is granted or denied, notice of the decision will also be published in the Federal Register PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79093 pursuant to the authority indicated at the end of this notice. All comments, background documentation, and supporting materials submitted to the docket may be viewed by anyone at the address and times given above. The documents may also be viewed on the Internet at https:// www.regulations.gov by following the online instructions for accessing the dockets. The docket ID number for this petition is shown in the heading of this notice. DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement is available for review in a Federal Register notice published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477–78). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Overview Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 30118(d) and 30120(h) and their implementing regulations at 49 CFR part 556, MNA submitted a petition for an exemption from the notification and remedy requirements of 49 U.S.C. Chapter 301 on the basis that this noncompliance is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety. This notice of receipt of MNA’s petition is published under 49 U.S.C. 30118 and 30120 and does not represent any agency decision or other exercise of judgment concerning the merits of the petition. II. Tires Involved Affected are approximately 184 Michelin Pilot Power 3 size 180/55ZR17 M/C (73W) replacement tires manufactured between April 17, 2016, and May 7, 2016 that are primarily intended for street use on sport motorcycles. III. Noncompliance MNA describes the noncompliance as the inadvertent omission of the markings that designate the maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure for the load, as required by paragraph S6.5(d) of FMVSS No. 119. IV. Rule Text Paragraph S6.5(d) of FMVSS No. 119 provides, in pertinent part: S6.5 Tire markings. Except as specified in this paragraph, each tire shall be marked on each sidewall with the information specified in paragraphs (a) through (j) of this section . . . (d) The maximum load rating and corresponding inflation pressure of the tire, shown as follows: (Mark on tires rated for single and dual load): Max load single __kg (__lb) at __kPa (_ _psi) cold. Max load dual __kg (__lb) at __kPa (__psi) cold. E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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[FR Doc No: 2016-27166]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2016-0112]


School Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is 
announcing a meeting that will be held in Washington, DC on December 1, 
2016 to explore the risk factors associated with pupil transportation 
and potential solutions to prevent school transportation-related 
crashes. The School Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus 
meeting will include presentations and discussions on a number of 
topics including trends in school transportation-related crashes; 
updates on lap/shoulder belts in school buses; pedestrians around the 
bus, illegal passing of school buses, school bus driver distraction; 
research on camera enforcement of stop arm violations; school bus 
vehicle technology and Moving Toward Zero--Reducing School 
Transportation-related fatalities. Attendance at the meeting is limited 
to invited participants because of space limitations of the DOT 
Conference Center. However, the meeting will be available for live 
public viewing on the NHTSA Web site (www.nhtsa.gov).

DATES: The meeting will be held on December 1, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 
3:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Media Center of the U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, 
DC 20590.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brian Chodrow, Telephone: 202-366-
9765; email address: brian.chodrow@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NHTSA will host a meeting to focus on ways 
to improve the safety of pupil transportation. The School 
Transportation Safety--Thinking Outside the Bus Meeting will begin with 
an introduction by NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind, followed

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by a discussion of the trends in pupil transportation crashes; updates 
on lap/shoulder seat belts in school buses, a risk panel concerning 
pedestrians around the school bus, and a discussion on school bus 
vehicle technology from school bus manufacturers. The meeting will 
conclude with a discussion on Moving Toward Zero--Reducing School 
Transportation-related fatalities.
    Invited participants will include representatives from a number of 
fields including the behavioral and engineering sciences, traffic and 
highway safety, and public health, as well as from diverse 
organizations including advocacy groups, industry, state government, 
and other Federal Agencies.
    NHTSA will facilitate sharing of important information regarding 
programs to improve the safety of pupil transportation. Saving lives by 
preventing traffic deaths is a top priority of this Administration.
    Workshop Procedures. NHTSA will conduct the meeting informally. 
Thus, technical rules of evidence will not apply. The meeting will 
consist of presentations and panels. Each panel will have two or three 
short presentations, a roundtable discussion among the panel members, 
and participant questions to be discussed by the panel members and 
other meeting participants.


    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 30182.

    Issued in Washington, DC on November 7, 2016.
Jeff Michael,
Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2016-27166 Filed 11-9-16; 8:45 am]
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