Drugged Driving Call to Action Meeting, 8920-8921 [2018-04158]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES 8920 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 41 / Thursday, March 1, 2018 / Notices Docket: For access to the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov at any time, or to 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Telephone: 202–366–9826. Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form for comments published in the docket 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) or you may visit https:// www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice. 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The agency’s research portfolio covers program areas pertaining to vehicle safety, including safety countermeasures implemented through the vehicle, components, operation and use, among others, and behavioral safety, which includes safety countermeasures that pertain to the behavior and actions of the driver, occupant, and other road users. The public meeting is intended to provide public outreach regarding the priority research activities at NHTSA for both vehicle and behavioral safety, including expected near-term deliverables. One of the key priority program areas for NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Research is Automated Driving Systems; thus, the public meeting will allocate dedicated time to discuss research in this program area. For each of the areas of discussion at this public meeting, NHTSA will briefly discuss the work underway and allow VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 time to answer questions from participants. The agency invites comments on the information presented regarding research priorities, research goals, and additional research gaps/needs the public may believe NHTSA should be addressing. Slides presented at the public meeting will be posted to the docket subsequently. The webcast will also be made available for off-line viewing after the public meeting. Draft Agenda Friday, March 16, 2018 7:30 a.m.–8:45 p.m. Arrival/Check-In 8:45 a.m.–9 a.m. Housekeeping 9 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Overview 9:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Public Meeting Session—Crash Avoidance and Electronic Systems Safety Research 10:45 a.m.–11 a.m. Break 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Public Meeting Session—Biomechanics and Crashworthiness 12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Lunch Break 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Automated Driving Systems Research 2:15 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Break 2:30 p.m.–4 p.m. Behavioral Safety Research Closing Issued in Washington, DC, under authority delegated by 49 CFR 1.95. Nathaniel Beuse, Associate Administrator for Vehicle Safety Research. [FR Doc. 2018–04122 Filed 2–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2018–0025] Drugged Driving Call to Action Meeting National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NHTSA is announcing a public meeting as part of the Agency’s initiative to combat drug-impaired driving on U.S. roads. NHTSA is holding this public meeting to facilitate a national dialogue on best practices, lessons learned, and to develop a callto-action with short-, mid-, and longterm plans to address drug-impaired driving in the U.S. NHTSA is bringing together key stakeholders—including safety partners; state and local officials; data and policy experts; law enforcement and criminal justice SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 professionals; toxicologists; drug recognition experts; and others—to join the DOT in setting a course of action and taking measurable steps to address drug-impaired driving. Registration information for this event will be available at www.nhtsa.gov on March 1, 2018. Attendance at the meeting is limited because of space limitations of the DOT Conference Center; however, the meeting will be available for live public viewing on the NHTSA website (www.nhtsa.gov). DATES: The meeting will be held on March 15, 2018, in Washington, DC. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 4:00 p.m., EST. Check-in (through security) will begin at 8:30 a.m. Attendees should arrive early enough to enable them to go through security by no later than 8:50 a.m. to allow sufficient time to enter the building. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Atrium of the West Building of the U.S. Department of Transportation, located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590 (Green Line Metro Station at Navy Yard). This facility is accessible to individuals with disabilities. The meeting will also be webcast live, and a link to the actual webcast will be available on www.NHTSA.gov. NHTSA is committed to providing equal access to this event for all participants. Accessibility requests should be submitted to Caroline Cash at Caroline.Cash@dot.gov or 202–366–9712 by close of business on March 2, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caroline Cash at caroline.cash@dot.gov or 202–366–9712. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) is against the law in all 50 States. Early data and anecdotal reports indicate that drug-impaired driving is on the rise, potentially responsible for thousands of driving-related fatalities. As a result, NHTSA and its partners are prioritizing the elimination of drug-impaired driving to ensure U.S. roads, communities, and families are safe. The event is open to the public. The invited speakers include representatives with backgrounds in traffic and highway safety, public health, and representatives from diverse organizations including state government, and other Federal Agencies. Written statements may be submitted to the public docket. NHTSA will use this meeting to launch a call to action to develop plans to combat the growing problem of drug impaired driving. Saving lives by preventing traffic deaths is NHTSA’s top priority. Please go to the NHTSA E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 41 / Thursday, March 1, 2018 / Notices website (www.NHTSA.gov) on March 1st for an updated agenda. Should it be necessary to cancel the meeting due to inclement weather or other emergency, NHTSA will take all available measures to notify registered participants. 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 discussion among the panel members, and questions from the other participants to be discussed by the meeting participants. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30182. Heidi R. King, Deputy Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–04158 Filed 2–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 30, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to L. Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. Please send separate comments for each amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the collection tools should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202) 317–5753 or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: Title: IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys. OMB Number: 1545–2250. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: Surveys conducted under this clearance are used by the Internal Revenue Service to determine levels of customer satisfaction as well as determining issues that contribute to customer burden. This information will be used to make quality improvements to products and services. Collecting, analyzing, and using customer opinion data is a vital component of IRS’s Balanced Measures Approach, as mandated by Internal Revenue Service Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 and Executive Order 12862. Current Actions: This is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: The information collected from taxpayers, practitioners, and a few small entities, will help ensure that users of IRS programs and services have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience. In regard to online services, this feedback will provide insights into customer preferences for online information and services on IRS.gov that will meet their needs to resolve inquiries and their accounts on their own. This collection PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 8921 of feedback will contribute directly to the improvement of content and services provided online. Estimated Number of Respondents: 570,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3.5 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,550. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 41 (Thursday, March 1, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8920-8921]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-04158]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2018-0025]


Drugged Driving Call to Action Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: NHTSA is announcing a public meeting as part of the Agency's 
initiative to combat drug-impaired driving on U.S. roads. NHTSA is 
holding this public meeting to facilitate a national dialogue on best 
practices, lessons learned, and to develop a call-to-action with short-
, mid-, and long-term plans to address drug-impaired driving in the 
U.S. NHTSA is bringing together key stakeholders--including safety 
partners; state and local officials; data and policy experts; law 
enforcement and criminal justice professionals; toxicologists; drug 
recognition experts; and others--to join the DOT in setting a course of 
action and taking measurable steps to address drug-impaired driving. 
Registration information for this event will be available at 
www.nhtsa.gov on March 1, 2018. Attendance at the meeting is limited 
because of space limitations of the DOT Conference Center; however, the 
meeting will be available for live public viewing on the NHTSA website 
(www.nhtsa.gov).

DATES: The meeting will be held on March 15, 2018, in Washington, DC. 
The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 4:00 p.m., EST. 
Check-in (through security) will begin at 8:30 a.m. Attendees should 
arrive early enough to enable them to go through security by no later 
than 8:50 a.m. to allow sufficient time to enter the building.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Atrium of the West Building 
of the U.S. Department of Transportation, located at 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590 (Green Line Metro Station at Navy 
Yard). This facility is accessible to individuals with disabilities. 
The meeting will also be webcast live, and a link to the actual webcast 
will be available on www.NHTSA.gov. NHTSA is committed to providing 
equal access to this event for all participants. Accessibility requests 
should be submitted to Caroline Cash at [email protected] or 202-
366-9712 by close of business on March 2, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caroline Cash at [email protected] 
or 202-366-9712.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) 
is against the law in all 50 States. Early data and anecdotal reports 
indicate that drug-impaired driving is on the rise, potentially 
responsible for thousands of driving-related fatalities. As a result, 
NHTSA and its partners are prioritizing the elimination of drug-
impaired driving to ensure U.S. roads, communities, and families are 
safe. The event is open to the public. The invited speakers include 
representatives with backgrounds in traffic and highway safety, public 
health, and representatives from diverse organizations including state 
government, and other Federal Agencies. Written statements may be 
submitted to the public docket.
    NHTSA will use this meeting to launch a call to action to develop 
plans to combat the growing problem of drug impaired driving. Saving 
lives by preventing traffic deaths is NHTSA's top priority. Please go 
to the NHTSA

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website (www.NHTSA.gov) on March 1st for an updated agenda.
    Should it be necessary to cancel the meeting due to inclement 
weather or other emergency, NHTSA will take all available measures to 
notify registered participants.
    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 
discussion among the panel members, and questions from the other 
participants to be discussed by the meeting participants.

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30182.

Heidi R. King,
Deputy Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2018-04158 Filed 2-28-18; 8:45 am]
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