Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes, 15550-15551 [2017-06189]

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[FR Doc. 2017–06194 Filed 3–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2006–24210; FMCSA– 2010–0162; FMCSA–2012–0162; FMCSA– 2012–0163; FMCSA–2014–0018] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of 125 individuals from its prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions enable these individuals with ITDM to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. DATES: Each group of renewed exemptions was effective on the dates stated in the discussions below and will expire on the dates stated in the discussions below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine A. Hydock, Chief, Medical Programs Division, 202–366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W64– 224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Mar 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have questions regarding viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Electronic Access You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document Management System (FDMS) at: http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to http// www.regulations.gov and/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., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. II. Background On December 16, 2016, FMCSA published a notice announcing its decision to renew exemptions for 125 individuals from the insulin-treated diabetes mellitus prohibition in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3) to operate a CMV in interstate commerce and requested comments from the public (81 FR 91242). The public comment period ended on January 17, 2017, and no comments were received. As stated in the previous notice, FMCSA has evaluated the eligibility of these applicants and determined that renewing these exemptions would achieve a level of safety equivalent to or greater than the level that would be achieved by complying with the current regulation 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3). The physical qualification standard for drivers regarding diabetes found in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3) states that a person is physically qualified to drive a CMV if that person has no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of diabetes mellitus currently requiring insulin for control. III. Discussion of Comments FMCSA received no comments in this preceding. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 IV. Conclusion Based upon its evaluation of the 125 renewal exemption applications and that no comments were received, FMCSA confirms its’ decision to exempt the following drivers from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3): As of August 6, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 10 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (77 FR 36333; 77 FR 46791): Bruce R. Bennett (MN) Stephen W. Best (PA) Steven D. Hancock (IN) Michael A. Hendrickson (OR) James B. Hills (KS) Charles Keegan, Jr. (NJ) Londell W. Luther (MD) Darrell L. Meadows (TX) Allyn E. Smith (SD) Jason R. Zeorian (NE) The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA–2012–0162. Their exemptions are effective as of August 6, 2016, and will expire on August 6, 2018. As of August 8, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 26 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (71 FR 32177; 71 FR 45097): Scott R. Anderson (WI) Robert R. Chase (NE) Todd A. Dean (WV) Dale R. Gansz (IL) Donald W. Havourd, Sr. (CT) Jeffrey M. King (OR) Milton A. Klise (OH) Jeffrey S. Knight (WA) Edward V. Kruse (IA) Lee P. Lembke (WI) Dominick T. Mastroni (KS) Ronald S. Mavilla (PA) Derril W. Nunnally (GA) Robert L. Pflugler, Jr. (PA) Ronald B. Purdum (IL) Wilbert C. Rasely, Jr. (PA) Ron R. Rawson (AZ) Duane C. Rieger (ND) Gregory A. Rigg (MI) Vernon L. Small (CO) Walter D. Stowman (NJ) Antonino S. Vita (NY) Henry B. Walker-Waltz (OR) Arthur C. Webber (PA) Scott A. Wertz (ND) Danny R. Wood (MO) The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA–2006–24210. Their E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 29, 2017 / Notices exemptions are effective as of August 8, 2016, and will expire on August 8, 2018. As of August 17, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 9 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (75 FR 36775; 75 FR 50797): Gary L. Alexander (MO) Daniel E. Bergstresser (NY) Stephen F. Clendenin (NY) Donald P. Dean (MI) Pradip B. Desai (PA) Howard M. Galton (IL) Steve Gumienny (CA) Brian M. Katayama (CA) Hubert S. Paxton (KY) The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA–2010–0162. Their exemptions are effective as of August 17, 2016, and will expire on August 17, 2018. As of August 19, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 67 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (79 FR 41723; 79 FR 56105): Charles Ackerman Jr. (NJ) William J. Applebee (WI) Benjamin L. Baxter (MI) Stephen M. Berggren (MN) Robert A. Boyle (ID) Patrick J. Burns (MN) Robert L. Caudill (OH) Charles R. Cran (WI) John W. Crook Jr. (IA) Kevin W. Elder (NC) Michael J. Eldridge, Sr. (IA) Johnathon C. Ely (IN) Kevin D. Erickson (WI) Joby E. Foshee, IV (MS) Lawrence H. Fox (NH) Troy C. Frank (NE) Robert T. Frankfurter (CO) Dale A. Godejohn (ND) Robert R. Gonzales (CA) Norman D. Groves (MO) Kenneth F. Gwaltney (IN) Mathew R. Hale (KS) Donald K. Hamilton (FL) John L. Holtzclaw (MO) Christopher H. Horn (NH) Jared E. Hubbard (TX) Roger C. Hulce (VT) Kip J. Kauffman (WI) Christopher J. Kittoe (WI) Joshua L. Kroetch (MN) Wesley S. Langham (IL) Andrew K. Lofton (AL) Salvador Lopez (AZ) Joseph M. Macias (NM) Robert J. Marino (NJ) David J. McCoy (UT) VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Mar 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 William E. Medlin (MN) Anthony J. Miller (MN) Carlos A. Napoles, Jr. (NJ) Kathryn J. Nelms (KS) Antonio C. Oliveira (PA) Christopher P. Overton (IL) Ronald E. Patrick (IN) Stephen J. Pelton (PA) Bryant S. Perry (NC) Kenneth R. Perschon (IL) Joseph R. Polhamus (LA) Brian K. Rajkovich (CA) Joseph E. Resetar (NJ) Rodney B. Roberts (MS) Arlan M. Roesler (WI) Mark J. Rone (IL) Barry J. Sanderson (MT) John J. Steigauf (MN) Berton W. Stroup (PA) Ronnie P. Thomas (TN) William L. Thompson (MN) Juan A. Villanueva (TX) Robert D. Watts (TX) Cindy L. Wells (NY) Charles W. White (IN) Herman D. Whitehurst (AR) Michael G. Worl (MT) Tommy W. Wornick (TX) Robert T. Yeftich (IN) Alan C. Yeomans (CT) Chad C. Yerkey (PA) The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA–2014–0018. Their exemptions are effective as of August 19, 2016, and will expire on August 19, 2018. As of August 27, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 13 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (77 FR 40941; 77 FR 51845): Randall W. Amtower (WV) Steven Brickey (CO) Ronald K. Coleman (KY) Randall L. Corrick (ND) Raymond G. Gravesandy (NY) John T. Green (TX) Gregory M. Harris (TX) Kelly M. Keller (ND) Joseph L. Miska (MN) Susan L. Mosel (WI) Jacob D. Oxford (ID) Robert D. Regavich (NJ) Ramon I. Zamora-Ortiz (WA) The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA–2012–0163. Their exemptions are effective as of August 27, 2016, and will expire on August 27, 2018. In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31315, each exemption will be valid for two years from the effective date unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. The exemption will be revoked if the following occurs: (1) The person fails to PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15551 comply with the terms and conditions of the exemption; (2) the exemption has resulted in a lower level of safety than was maintained prior to being 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: March 23, 2017. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–06189 Filed 3–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2016–0116] Household Goods (HHG) Consumer Protection Working Group Second Public Meeting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. Congress mandated the establishment of the HHG Working Group in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The group is charged with providing recommendations on how to better educate and protect HHG moving customers (consumers) during interstate HHG moves. SUMMARY: The second HHG Working Group meeting will be held on May 2 and 3, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and May 4, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the USDOT Headquarters, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Members of the public planning to attend should email FMCSA at the contact information listed below by April 15, 2017. Members of the Working Group and the public should arrive at 8:30 a.m. to facilitate clearance through DOT security. Copies of the agenda will be made available at https:// www.fmcsa.dot.gov/fastact/householdgoods-consumer-protection-workinggroup. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Rodgers, Chief, Commercial Enforcement and Investigations Division, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Phone (202) 366–0073; Email Kenneth.Rodgers@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[FR Doc No: 2017-06189]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2006-24210; FMCSA-2010-0162; FMCSA-2012-0162; FMCSA-
2012-0163; FMCSA-2014-0018]


Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes

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

ACTION: Notice of final disposition.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions of 125 
individuals from its prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with insulin-treated diabetes 
mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in 
interstate commerce. The exemptions enable these individuals with ITDM 
to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.

DATES: Each group of renewed exemptions was effective on the dates 
stated in the discussions below and will expire on the dates stated in 
the discussions below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine A. Hydock, Chief, 
Medical Programs Division, 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 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 
e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have 
questions regarding viewing or submitting material to the docket, 
contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Electronic Access

    You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document 
Management System (FDMS) at: http://www.regulations.gov.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments, go to http//www.regulations.gov and/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., e.t., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.
    Privacy Act: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits 
comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT 
posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information 
the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in 
the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed 
at http://www.dot.gov/privacy.

II. Background

    On December 16, 2016, FMCSA published a notice announcing its 
decision to renew exemptions for 125 individuals from the insulin-
treated diabetes mellitus prohibition in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3) to operate 
a CMV in interstate commerce and requested comments from the public (81 
FR 91242). The public comment period ended on January 17, 2017, and no 
comments were received.
    As stated in the previous notice, FMCSA has evaluated the 
eligibility of these applicants and determined that renewing these 
exemptions would achieve a level of safety equivalent to or greater 
than the level that would be achieved by complying with the current 
regulation 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3).
    The physical qualification standard for drivers regarding diabetes 
found in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3) states that a person is physically 
qualified to drive a CMV if that person has no established medical 
history or clinical diagnosis of diabetes mellitus currently requiring 
insulin for control.

III. Discussion of Comments

    FMCSA received no comments in this preceding.

IV. Conclusion

    Based upon its evaluation of the 125 renewal exemption applications 
and that no comments were received, FMCSA confirms its' decision to 
exempt the following drivers from the rule prohibiting drivers with 
ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3):
    As of August 6, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 10 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (77 FR 36333; 77 FR 
46791):

Bruce R. Bennett (MN)
Stephen W. Best (PA)
Steven D. Hancock (IN)
Michael A. Hendrickson (OR)
James B. Hills (KS)
Charles Keegan, Jr. (NJ)
Londell W. Luther (MD)
Darrell L. Meadows (TX)
Allyn E. Smith (SD)
Jason R. Zeorian (NE)

    The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA-2012-0162. Their 
exemptions are effective as of August 6, 2016, and will expire on 
August 6, 2018.
    As of August 8, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 26 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (71 FR 32177; 71 FR 
45097):

Scott R. Anderson (WI)
Robert R. Chase (NE)
Todd A. Dean (WV)
Dale R. Gansz (IL)
Donald W. Havourd, Sr. (CT)
Jeffrey M. King (OR)
Milton A. Klise (OH)
Jeffrey S. Knight (WA)
Edward V. Kruse (IA)
Lee P. Lembke (WI)
Dominick T. Mastroni (KS)
Ronald S. Mavilla (PA)
Derril W. Nunnally (GA)
Robert L. Pflugler, Jr. (PA)
Ronald B. Purdum (IL)
Wilbert C. Rasely, Jr. (PA)
Ron R. Rawson (AZ)
Duane C. Rieger (ND)
Gregory A. Rigg (MI)
Vernon L. Small (CO)
Walter D. Stowman (NJ)
Antonino S. Vita (NY)
Henry B. Walker-Waltz (OR)
Arthur C. Webber (PA)
Scott A. Wertz (ND)
Danny R. Wood (MO)

    The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA-2006-24210. Their

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exemptions are effective as of August 8, 2016, and will expire on 
August 8, 2018.
    As of August 17, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) 
and 31315, the following 9 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (75 FR 36775; 75 FR 
50797):

Gary L. Alexander (MO)
Daniel E. Bergstresser (NY)
Stephen F. Clendenin (NY)
Donald P. Dean (MI)
Pradip B. Desai (PA)
Howard M. Galton (IL)
Steve Gumienny (CA)
Brian M. Katayama (CA)
Hubert S. Paxton (KY)

    The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA-2010-0162. Their 
exemptions are effective as of August 17, 2016, and will expire on 
August 17, 2018.
    As of August 19, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) 
and 31315, the following 67 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (79 FR 41723; 79 FR 
56105):

Charles Ackerman Jr. (NJ)
William J. Applebee (WI)
Benjamin L. Baxter (MI)
Stephen M. Berggren (MN)
Robert A. Boyle (ID)
Patrick J. Burns (MN)
Robert L. Caudill (OH)
Charles R. Cran (WI)
John W. Crook Jr. (IA)
Kevin W. Elder (NC)
Michael J. Eldridge, Sr. (IA)
Johnathon C. Ely (IN)
Kevin D. Erickson (WI)
Joby E. Foshee, IV (MS)
Lawrence H. Fox (NH)
Troy C. Frank (NE)
Robert T. Frankfurter (CO)
Dale A. Godejohn (ND)
Robert R. Gonzales (CA)
Norman D. Groves (MO)
Kenneth F. Gwaltney (IN)
Mathew R. Hale (KS)
Donald K. Hamilton (FL)
John L. Holtzclaw (MO)
Christopher H. Horn (NH)
Jared E. Hubbard (TX)
Roger C. Hulce (VT)
Kip J. Kauffman (WI)
Christopher J. Kittoe (WI)
Joshua L. Kroetch (MN)
Wesley S. Langham (IL)
Andrew K. Lofton (AL)
Salvador Lopez (AZ)
Joseph M. Macias (NM)
Robert J. Marino (NJ)
David J. McCoy (UT)
William E. Medlin (MN)
Anthony J. Miller (MN)
Carlos A. Napoles, Jr. (NJ)
Kathryn J. Nelms (KS)
Antonio C. Oliveira (PA)
Christopher P. Overton (IL)
Ronald E. Patrick (IN)
Stephen J. Pelton (PA)
Bryant S. Perry (NC)
Kenneth R. Perschon (IL)
Joseph R. Polhamus (LA)
Brian K. Rajkovich (CA)
Joseph E. Resetar (NJ)
Rodney B. Roberts (MS)
Arlan M. Roesler (WI)
Mark J. Rone (IL)
Barry J. Sanderson (MT)
John J. Steigauf (MN)
Berton W. Stroup (PA)
Ronnie P. Thomas (TN)
William L. Thompson (MN)
Juan A. Villanueva (TX)
Robert D. Watts (TX)
Cindy L. Wells (NY)
Charles W. White (IN)
Herman D. Whitehurst (AR)
Michael G. Worl (MT)
Tommy W. Wornick (TX)
Robert T. Yeftich (IN)
Alan C. Yeomans (CT)
Chad C. Yerkey (PA)

    The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA-2014-0018. Their 
exemptions are effective as of August 19, 2016, and will expire on 
August 19, 2018.
    As of August 27, 2016, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) 
and 31315, the following 13 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (77 FR 40941; 77 FR 
51845):

Randall W. Amtower (WV)
Steven Brickey (CO)
Ronald K. Coleman (KY)
Randall L. Corrick (ND)
Raymond G. Gravesandy (NY)
John T. Green (TX)
Gregory M. Harris (TX)
Kelly M. Keller (ND)
Joseph L. Miska (MN)
Susan L. Mosel (WI)
Jacob D. Oxford (ID)
Robert D. Regavich (NJ)
Ramon I. Zamora-Ortiz (WA)

    The drivers were included in Docket No. FMCSA-2012-0163. Their 
exemptions are effective as of August 27, 2016, and will expire on 
August 27, 2018.
    In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31315, each exemption will be valid 
for two years from the effective date unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. 
The exemption will be revoked if the following occurs: (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 
prior to being 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: March 23, 2017.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy.
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