Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes, 19446-19447 [2017-08512]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 19446 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 80 / Thursday, April 27, 2017 / Notices As of March 4, 2017, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 8 individuals have satisfied the conditions for obtaining a renewed exemption from the vision requirements (65 FR 45817; 65 FR 77066; 67 FR 71610; 67 FR 76439; 68 FR 10298; 70 FR 7545; 72 FR 7812; 74 FR 6689; 76 FR 9859; 78 FR 8689; 80 FR 7678): Kirk G. Braegger (UT) Ambrosio Calles (NM) Harry P. Henning (PA) Christopher L. Humphries (TX) Ralph J. Miles (OR) Stanley B. Salkowski, III (PA) Michael G. Thomas (PA) William H. Twardus (DE) The drivers were included in one of the following docket Nos: FMCSA– 2000–7363; FMCSA–2002–13411. Their exemptions are effective as of March 4, 2017, and will expire on March 4, 2019. As of March 7, 2017, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 23 individuals have satisfied the conditions for obtaining a renewed exemption from the vision requirements (65 FR 66286; 66 FR 13825; 68 FR 10300; 70 FR 7546; 72 FR 180; 72 FR 7111; 72 FR 9397; 74 FR 6211; 74 FR 6212; 75 FR 77942; 76 FR 5425; 76 FR 9861; 78 FR 10250; 80 FR 6162; 80 FR 7679; 80 FR 20562): Jason P. Atwater (UT) Barry W. Borger (PA) William W. Dugger (KY) Steven D. Ellsworth (IL) Glen T. Garrabrant (NJ) Richard A. Guthrie (MT) Abdalla M. Jalili (IL) Alan L. Johnston (IL) David M. Krause (WI) Stephen C. Martin (PA) James E. Menz (NY) Ronald M. Metzger (NY) Gerald D. Milner (IL) Ali Nimer (IL) Richard A. Pierce (MO) Rance A. Powell (AL) Shannon E. Rasmussen (WY) Richard P. Rebel (ND) Mustafa Shahadeh (OH) Charles P. Smith (MO) Timothy R. Tedford (IL) Melvin L. Vaughn (WI) Rick L. Wood (PA) The drivers were included in one of the following docket Nos: FMCSA– 2000–7918; FMCSA–2006–25246; FMCSA–2010–0385; FMCSA–2014– 0301. Their exemptions are effective as of March 7, 2017, and will expire on March 7, 2019. As of March 23, 2017, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 15 individuals have satisfied the conditions for VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Apr 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 obtaining a renewed exemption from the vision requirements (65 FR 66286; 65 FR 78256; 66 FR 13825; 66 FR 16311; 67 FR 76439; 68 FR 10298; 68 FR 13360; 70 FR 7545; 70 FR 12265; 71 FR 14566; 71 FR 30227; 72 FR 180; 72 FR 7812; 72 FR 9397; 72 FR 11426; 73 FR 27014; 73 FR 51689; 73 FR 63047; 73 FR 75803; 74 FR 6209; 74 FR 6689; 74 FR 8302; 75 FR 77942; 75 FR 77949; 76 FR 4413; 76 FR 5425; 76 FR 9859; 76 FR 9861; 76 FR 11215; 78 FR 8689; 78 FR 12822; 78 FR 14410; 80 FR 15859): DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Howard K. Bradley (VA) Willie Burnett, Jr. (FL) Marcus L. Conner (TX) Thomas G. Danclovic (MO) Donald K. Driscoll (MA) William G. Holland (AR) Gerald D. Larson Thomas F. Marczewski (WI) Roy E. Mathews (FL) James T. McGraw, Jr. (PA) Robert S. Metcalf (AZ) Bobby G. Pool, Sr. (TX) Steve A. Reece (TN) Jeremichael Steele (NC) Wade D. Taylor (MO) SUMMARY: The drivers were included in one of the following docket Nos: FMCSA– 2000–7918; FMCSA–2000–8398; FMCSA–2002–13411; FMCSA–2006– 24015; FMCSA–2006–25246; FMCSA– 2008–0266; FMCSA–2008–0340; FMCSA–2010–0385. Their exemptions are effective as of March 23, 2017, and will expire on March 23, 2019. 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: April 19, 2017. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–08511 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–0070; FMCSA– 2014–0313] 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 71 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 E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 80 / Thursday, April 27, 2017 / Notices notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. II. Background On March 9, 2017, FMCSA published a notice announcing its decision to renew exemptions for 71 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 (82 FR 13180). The public comment period ended on April 10, 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. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES IV. Conclusion Based upon its evaluation of the 71 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 March 12, 2017, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 16 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (73 FR 6248; 73 FR 13274): Richard L. Burwell (OH) David Clemente, Sr. (NJ) Timothy M. Collier (NY) William M. Dement (MO) James O. Hamilton (OH) William B. Jenks, Jr. (UT) Timothy L. Johnson (IA) Douglas O. Krosch (MN) Robert E. Martin (MO) Garrett A. Phillips (NY) Randy L. Quattlebaum (TX) Mark C. Smith (NE) Billy J. Stamper (OK) Robert E. Tauriainen (OR) David B. Tomlin (AL) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Apr 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 Brian T. Tow (WA) The drivers were included in docket No. FMCSA–2007–0070. Their exemptions are effective as of March 12, 2017, and will expire on March 12, 2019. As of March 24, 2017, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 55 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (80 FR 8929; 80 FR 24313): Timothy E. Adkins (KY) Daniel S. Arke (HI) Raul Arlequin Jr. (FL) Chad W. Beeman (NY) Jeffrey S. Bohle (IA) Bradley T. Boyd (IA) Bradley M. Brauer (NE) Gary W. Brendel (NY) Thomas Browning (PA) Kell D. Busby, Jr. (MI) Rafael B. Castillo (NJ) Zachary D. Craig (ND) Terry R. Darnall (IL) Raymond W. Dropps (MN) Curtis W. Fox (IN) William H. Geiselhart, Jr. (PA) Darrel G. Goetz (MO) Chris S. Hammack (CO) James P. Hancock, Jr. (PA) Donald S. Hanson (MN) Michael Hasley (AR) Gene A. Heibult (SD) Ronald R. Herrington (WV) Jay H. Hess (PA) Kevin L. Holmes (IL) Claude E. Hoskins (WA) Ulysses Jones (IN) Sean M. Jordan (PA) Steven N. Kemp (TX) Tracy A. Knake (IA) Robert E. Lane (IN) Jason C. Lewis (MD) Corey A. Maas (KS) James P. MacDonald (MA) Timothy D. Maxson (NY) Guy D. McGuire (MD) Roy A. Montalvan (PA) Justin M. Powell (NC) Jackie Riley (NC) Rudy A. Rodriguez (OR) Philip M. Schopp (MO) Andrew T. Segetti (CT) Roger L. Shones (MN) William L. Sirabella (RI) Ronald D. Strobo (FL) Rodney H. Swartz (NY) David A. Tipps (IL) Keith J. Tschetter (ND) Sean E. Twohig (NY) Jimmie W. Ward (NC) Michael R. Waskow (WI) James B. Westphal (WI) John A. Winquist (SD) Robert J. Wyand (NY) PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19447 Michael E. Zincone (RI) The drivers were included in docket No. FMCSA–2014–0313. Their exemptions are effective as of March 24, 2017, and will expire on March 24, 2019. 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: April 19, 2017. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–08512 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration FY 2017 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Grant Program Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of funding opportunity (NOFO). AGENCY: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $55 million in FY 2017 funds for the Low or No Emission Bus Discretionary Grant Program (Low-No Program; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 20.526), subject to funding availability. Only $31.5 million is available under the Continuing Resolution that expires on April 28, 2017. As required by Federal transit law (49 U.S.C. 5339(c)) and subject to funding availability, funds will be awarded competitively for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles that use advanced technologies for transit revenue operations, including related equipment or facilities. Projects may include costs incidental to the acquisition of buses or to the construction of facilities, such as the costs of related workforce development and training activities, and project administration expenses. FTA may award additional funding that is made available to the program prior to the announcement of project selections. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 80 (Thursday, April 27, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2007-0070; FMCSA-2014-0313]


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 71 
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

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notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/privacy.

II. Background

    On March 9, 2017, FMCSA published a notice announcing its decision 
to renew exemptions for 71 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 (82 FR 
13180). The public comment period ended on April 10, 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 71 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 March 12, 2017, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 16 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (73 FR 6248; 73 FR 
13274):

Richard L. Burwell (OH)
David Clemente, Sr. (NJ)
Timothy M. Collier (NY)
William M. Dement (MO)
James O. Hamilton (OH)
William B. Jenks, Jr. (UT)
Timothy L. Johnson (IA)
Douglas O. Krosch (MN)
Robert E. Martin (MO)
Garrett A. Phillips (NY)
Randy L. Quattlebaum (TX)
Mark C. Smith (NE)
Billy J. Stamper (OK)
Robert E. Tauriainen (OR)
David B. Tomlin (AL)
Brian T. Tow (WA)

    The drivers were included in docket No. FMCSA-2007-0070. Their 
exemptions are effective as of March 12, 2017, and will expire on March 
12, 2019.
    As of March 24, 2017, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 55 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (80 FR 8929; 80 FR 
24313):

Timothy E. Adkins (KY)
Daniel S. Arke (HI)
Raul Arlequin Jr. (FL)
Chad W. Beeman (NY)
Jeffrey S. Bohle (IA)
Bradley T. Boyd (IA)
Bradley M. Brauer (NE)
Gary W. Brendel (NY)
Thomas Browning (PA)
Kell D. Busby, Jr. (MI)
Rafael B. Castillo (NJ)
Zachary D. Craig (ND)
Terry R. Darnall (IL)
Raymond W. Dropps (MN)
Curtis W. Fox (IN)
William H. Geiselhart, Jr. (PA)
Darrel G. Goetz (MO)
Chris S. Hammack (CO)
James P. Hancock, Jr. (PA)
Donald S. Hanson (MN)
Michael Hasley (AR)
Gene A. Heibult (SD)
Ronald R. Herrington (WV)
Jay H. Hess (PA)
Kevin L. Holmes (IL)
Claude E. Hoskins (WA)
Ulysses Jones (IN)
Sean M. Jordan (PA)
Steven N. Kemp (TX)
Tracy A. Knake (IA)
Robert E. Lane (IN)
Jason C. Lewis (MD)
Corey A. Maas (KS)
James P. MacDonald (MA)
Timothy D. Maxson (NY)
Guy D. McGuire (MD)
Roy A. Montalvan (PA)
Justin M. Powell (NC)
Jackie Riley (NC)
Rudy A. Rodriguez (OR)
Philip M. Schopp (MO)
Andrew T. Segetti (CT)
Roger L. Shones (MN)
William L. Sirabella (RI)
Ronald D. Strobo (FL)
Rodney H. Swartz (NY)
David A. Tipps (IL)
Keith J. Tschetter (ND)
Sean E. Twohig (NY)
Jimmie W. Ward (NC)
Michael R. Waskow (WI)
James B. Westphal (WI)
John A. Winquist (SD)
Robert J. Wyand (NY)
Michael E. Zincone (RI)

    The drivers were included in docket No. FMCSA-2014-0313. Their 
exemptions are effective as of March 24, 2017, and will expire on March 
24, 2019.
    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: April 19, 2017.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2017-08512 Filed 4-26-17; 8:45 am]
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