Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of a Currently-Approved Information Collection Request: Application for Certificate of Registration for Foreign Motor Carriers and Foreign Motor Private Carriers, 15222-15223 [2018-07180]

Download as PDF 15222 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 68 / Monday, April 9, 2018 / Notices Terms and Conditions of the Exemption 1. This exemption from the requirements of 49 CFR 395.3(a)(3)(ii) is granted for the period from April 9, 2018 through April 10, 2023. 2. This exemption applies when a driver who normally operates under the 49 CFR 395.1(e)(1) short-haul exception finds that operational issues require him or her to exceed the 12-hour limit of that exception. Drivers operating under this exemption must, however, return to their work reporting location and be released from duty within 14 hours of having come on duty following 10 or more consecutive hours off duty. 3. This exemption is limited to motor carriers and drivers engaged in the transportation of the following petroleum products: U.N. 1170— Ethanol, U.N. 1202—Diesel Fuel, U.N. 1203—Gasoline, U.N. 1863—Fuel, aviation, turbine engine, U.N. 1993— Flammable liquids, n.o.s. (gasoline), U.N. 3475—Ethanol and gasoline mixture, Ethanol and motor spirit mixture, or Ethanol and petrol mixture, and N.A. 1993—Diesel Fuel or Fuel Oil. 4. This exemption is further limited to motor carriers that have an FMCSA ‘‘satisfactory’’ safety rating or are ‘‘unrated’’; motor carriers with ‘‘conditional’’ or ‘‘unsatisfactory’’ safety ratings are prohibited from utilizing this exemption. 5. Drivers must have a copy of this exemption document in their possession while operating under the terms of the exemption and must present it to law enforcement officials upon request. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Accident Reporting Exempt motor carriers must notify FMCSA by email addressed to MCPSD@ DOT.GOV within 5 business days of any accident (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5T) that occurs while its driver is operating under the terms of this exemption. The notification must include: a. Identifier of the Exemption: ‘‘NTTC,’’ b. Name of operating carrier and USDOT number, c. Date of the accident, d. City or town, and State, in which the accident occurred, or closest to the accident scene, e. Driver’s name and license number, f. Name of co-driver, if any, and license number, g. Vehicle number and state license number, h. Number of individuals suffering physical injury, i. Number of fatalities, j. The police-reported cause of the accident, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Apr 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 k. Whether the driver was cited for violation of any traffic laws or motor carrier safety regulations, and l. The total driving time and total onduty time prior to the accident. Safety Oversight FMCSA expects the motor carriers and drivers operating under the terms and conditions of this exemption to maintain their safety record. However, should safety deteriorate, FMCSA will, consistent with the statutory requirements of 49 U.S.C. 31315, take all steps necessary to protect the public interest. Authorization of the exemption is discretionary, and FMCSA will immediately revoke the exemption of any motor carrier or driver for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of the exemption. Preemption Consistent with 49 U.S.C. 31315(d), this exemption preempts inconsistent State or local requirements applicable to interstate commerce. Issued on: March 30, 2018. Cathy F. Gautreaux, Deputy Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–07189 Filed 4–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2018–0004] Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of a CurrentlyApproved Information Collection Request: Application for Certificate of Registration for Foreign Motor Carriers and Foreign Motor Private Carriers Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for information. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its renewal. The FMCSA requests to renew the ICR titled, ‘‘Application for Certificate of Registration for Foreign Motor Carriers and Foreign Motor Private Carriers,’’ that requires foreign (Mexico-based) for-hire and private motor carriers to file an application Form OP–2 if they wish to register to transport property only within municipalities in the United States on the U.S.-Mexico international borders or SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 within the commercial zones of such municipalities. FMCSA invites public comment on the ICR. DATES: We must receive your comments on or before June 8, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2018–0004 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 20590– 0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12– 140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and docket number. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the exemption process, see the Public Participation heading below. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to https:// www.regulations.gov, and follow the online instructions for accessing the dockets, or go to the street address listed above. 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 for the Federal Docket Management System published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008 (73 FR 3316), or you may visit https:// edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdfE8794.pdf. Public Participation: The Federal eRulemaking Portal is available 24 hours each day, 365 days each year. You can obtain electronic submission and retrieval help and guidelines under the ‘‘help’’ section of the Federal eRulemaking Portal website. If you want us to notify you that we received your comments, please include a selfaddressed, stamped envelope or postcard, or print the acknowledgement E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 68 / Monday, April 9, 2018 / Notices page that appears after submitting comments online. Comments received after the comment closing date will be included in the docket and will be considered to the extent practicable. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Fiorella Herrera, Transportation Specialist, Office of Information Technology, IT Operations Division, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 6th Floor, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington DC 20590. Telephone Number: (202) 366–0376; Email Address: fiorella.herrera@dot.gov. Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Title 49 U.S.C. 13902(c) contains basic licensing procedures for registering foreign (Mexico-based) motor carriers to operate across the U.S.Mexico international border into the United States. 49 CFR part 368 contains the regulations that require foreign (Mexico-based) motor carriers to apply to the FMCSA for a Certificate of Registration to provide interstate transportation in municipalities in the United States on the U.S.-Mexico international border or within the commercial zones of such municipalities as defined in 49 U.S.C. 13902(c)(4)(A). The FMCSA carries out this registration program under authority delegated by the Secretary of Transportation. Foreign (Mexico-based) motor carriers use Form OP–2 to apply for Certificate of Registration authority with the FMCSA. The form requests information on the foreign motor carrier’s name, address, U.S. DOT Number, form of business (e.g., corporation, sole proprietorship, partnership), locations where the applicant plans to operate, types of registration requested (e.g., forhire motor carrier, household goods carrier, motor private carrier), insurance, safety certifications, household goods arbitration certifications, and compliance certifications. Title: Application for Certificate of Registration for Foreign Motor Carriers and Foreign Motor Private Carriers. OMB Control Number: 2126–0019. Type of Request: Renewal of a currently-approved information collection. Respondents: Foreign motor carriers and commercial motor vehicle drivers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 440. Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours to complete Form OP–2. Expiration Date: October 31, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Apr 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 Frequency of Response: Occasionally. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,760 hours [440 responses × 4 hours to complete Form OP–2 ]. PUBLIC COMMENTS INVITED: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Issued under the authority of 49 CFR 1.87 on: April 2, 2018. Kelly Regal, Associate Administrator for Office of Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2018–07180 Filed 4–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–1999–5578; FMCSA– 1999–5748; FMCSA–2001–9258; FMCSA– 2001–10578; FMCSA–2002–11426; FMCSA– 2002–12844; FMCSA–2003–15892; FMCSA– 2003–16241; FMCSA–2005–21711; FMCSA– 2005–22194; FMCSA–2007–27897; FMCSA– 2008–0231; FMCSA–2009–0054; FMCSA– 2009–0154; FMCSA–2009–0206; FMCSA– 2011–0092; FMCSA–2011–0124; FMCSA– 2011–0142; FMCSA–2011–0276; FMCSA– 2011–26690; FMCSA–2013–0025; FMCSA– 2013–0027; FMCSA–2013–0028; FMCSA– 2013–0029; FMCSA–2013–0030; FMCSA– 2013–0165; FMCSA–2013–0166; FMCSA– 2013–0168; FMCSA–2013–0169; FMCSA– 2013–0170; FMCSA–2014–0303; FMCSA– 2015–0055; FMCSA–2015–0056; FMCSA– 2015–0070; FMCSA–2015–0071; FMCSA– 2015–0072] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. AGENCY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew exemptions for 109 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. The exemptions enable these individuals to continue to operate CMVs in interstate commerce without meeting the vision requirement in one eye. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15223 Each group of renewed exemptions were applicable 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 8:30 a.m. to 5 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: DATES: I. Electronic Access You may see all the comments online through the Federal Document Management System (FDMS) at: https:// 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 https://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https://www.dot.gov/ privacy. II. Background On January 16, 2018, FMCSA published a notice announcing its decision to renew exemptions for 109 individuals from the vision requirement in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(10) to operate a CMV in interstate commerce and requested comments from the public (83 FR 2306). The public comment period ended on February 15, 2018, 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)(10). The physical qualification standard for drivers regarding vision found in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(10) states that a person is E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 68 (Monday, April 9, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-07180]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2018-0004]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of a Currently-
Approved Information Collection Request: Application for Certificate of 
Registration for Foreign Motor Carriers and Foreign Motor Private 
Carriers

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

ACTION: Notice and request for information.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA 
announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its 
renewal. The FMCSA requests to renew the ICR titled, ``Application for 
Certificate of Registration for Foreign Motor Carriers and Foreign 
Motor Private Carriers,'' that requires foreign (Mexico-based) for-hire 
and private motor carriers to file an application Form OP-2 if they 
wish to register to transport property only within municipalities in 
the United States on the U.S.-Mexico international borders or within 
the commercial zones of such municipalities. FMCSA invites public 
comment on the ICR.

DATES: We must receive your comments on or before June 8, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Federal Docket 
Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA-2018-0004 using any of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Ground 
Floor, Room W12-140, 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building, Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m. e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and 
docket number. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and 
additional information on the exemption process, see the Public 
Participation heading below. Note that all comments received will be 
posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading 
below.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to https://www.regulations.gov, and follow the 
online instructions for accessing the dockets, or go to the street 
address listed above.
    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 for the Federal Docket Management System 
published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008 (73 FR 3316), or 
you may visit https://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdfE8-794.pdf.
    Public Participation: The Federal eRulemaking Portal is available 
24 hours each day, 365 days each year. You can obtain electronic 
submission and retrieval help and guidelines under the ``help'' section 
of the Federal eRulemaking Portal website. If you want us to notify you 
that we received your comments, please include a self-addressed, 
stamped envelope or postcard, or print the acknowledgement

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page that appears after submitting comments online. Comments received 
after the comment closing date will be included in the docket and will 
be considered to the extent practicable.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Fiorella Herrera, Transportation 
Specialist, Office of Information Technology, IT Operations Division, 
Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, 6th Floor, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, 
Washington DC 20590. Telephone Number: (202) 366-0376; Email Address: 
[email protected]. Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: Title 49 U.S.C. 13902(c) contains basic licensing 
procedures for registering foreign (Mexico-based) motor carriers to 
operate across the U.S.-Mexico international border into the United 
States. 49 CFR part 368 contains the regulations that require foreign 
(Mexico-based) motor carriers to apply to the FMCSA for a Certificate 
of Registration to provide interstate transportation in municipalities 
in the United States on the U.S.-Mexico international border or within 
the commercial zones of such municipalities as defined in 49 U.S.C. 
13902(c)(4)(A). The FMCSA carries out this registration program under 
authority delegated by the Secretary of Transportation.
    Foreign (Mexico-based) motor carriers use Form OP-2 to apply for 
Certificate of Registration authority with the FMCSA. The form requests 
information on the foreign motor carrier's name, address, U.S. DOT 
Number, form of business (e.g., corporation, sole proprietorship, 
partnership), locations where the applicant plans to operate, types of 
registration requested (e.g., for-hire motor carrier, household goods 
carrier, motor private carrier), insurance, safety certifications, 
household goods arbitration certifications, and compliance 
certifications.
    Title: Application for Certificate of Registration for Foreign 
Motor Carriers and Foreign Motor Private Carriers.
    OMB Control Number: 2126-0019.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a currently-approved information 
collection.
    Respondents: Foreign motor carriers and commercial motor vehicle 
drivers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 440.
    Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours to complete Form OP-2.
    Expiration Date: October 31, 2018.
    Frequency of Response: Occasionally.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,760 hours [440 responses x 4 hours 
to complete Form OP-2 ].

PUBLIC COMMENTS INVITED: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this 
information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection 
is necessary for the performance of FMCSA's functions; (2) the accuracy 
of the estimated burden; (3) ways for FMCSA to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that 
the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the 
collected information. The agency will summarize or include your 
comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
collection.

    Issued under the authority of 49 CFR 1.87 on: April 2, 2018.
Kelly Regal,
Associate Administrator for Office of Research and Information 
Technology.
[FR Doc. 2018-07180 Filed 4-6-18; 8:45 am]
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