Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes, 46998-47000 [2018-20160]

Download as PDF 46998 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 180 / Monday, September 17, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2010–0083; FMCSA–2010–0115; FMCSA–2010–0138; FMCSA–2012–0108; FMCSA–2012–0109; FMCSA–2014–0016; FMCSA–2014–0017; FMCSA–2016–0040; FMCSA–2016–0041; FMCSA–2016–0042] 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 for 264 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 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 5:30 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: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Sep 14, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 June 18, 2018, FMCSA published a notice announcing its decision to renew exemptions for 264 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 (75 FR 25919; 75 FR 28677; 75 FR 34206; 75 FR 38597; 75 FR 38598; 75 FR 44049; 77 FR 33551; 77 FR 33554; 77 FR 43417; 77 FR 43901; 79 FR 29484; 79 FR 35844; 79 FR 42628; 79 FR 51223; 81 FR 40746; 81 FR 42035; 81 FR 42044; 81 FR 59725; 81 FR 59726; 81 FR 62793; 81 FR 92949). The public comment period ended on July 18, 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)(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 264 renewal exemption applications and comments 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 391.64(3): In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following groups of drivers received renewed exemptions in the month of July and are discussed below: As of July 2, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 28 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 25919; 75 FR 28677; 75 FR 38597; 75 FR 38598; 81 FR 92949): PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Spencer W. Alexander (UT) Cody R. Anderson (MT) Joseph P. Beagan (RI) Brian C. Blevins (VA) John M. Charlton (UT) Stuart A. Dietz (KS) Michael G. Eikenberry (IN) Francisco K. Gallardo (AZ) Devin S. Gibson (UT) Jason C. Green (MS) Kimmy D. Hall (AR) Edward G. Harbin (AR) Lewis M. Hendershott (NJ) Mark E. Henning (NY) Christopher M. Hultman (WI) Duane K. Kohls (MN) John F. Lohmuller (IN) Jerry A. McMurdy (PA) Steven L. Miller (ND) H.A. Miller (OR) Andrew D. Monson (MN) Timothy J. Nowak (FL) Peter J. Pendola (VA) Ross R. Romano (MI) Jason D. Sweet (CA) Robert M. Thomson (IL) James P. Tomasik (PA) Joseph H. Watkins (IN) The drivers were included in docket numbers FMCSA–2010–0083; FMCSA– 2010–0115. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 2, 2018, and will expire on July 2, 2020. As of July 22, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 29 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 29484; 79 FR 42628; 81 FR 92949): Curtis D. Andersen (MT) Thomas E. Armbrust (IL) Michael A. Barrett (MI) Richard K. Cressman (ND) Steven W. Dahl (ND) Shannon D. Eck (KS) Manuel Fernandez (PA) Kevin J. Franje (IA) Jared P. Greene (OH) Michael L. Jobe (PA) Edwin P. Jonas II (PA) John J. Katcher (CO) Glenn T. Keller (PA) Michael G. Keller (CA) Jay T. Kirschmann (ND) James L. Laufenberg (ND) Erik M. Mardesen (IA) Pedro Saavedra Garcia (CA) Jerry J. Shipley (KS) Glenn A. Skonberg (SD) Douglas R. Smith (KS) Cheryl G. Stephens (DE) Martin T. Struthers (NE) Dennis C. Svec (MI) Larry L. Taff (AR) Filbert J. Torres (NM) Burdette Walker (PA) E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 180 / Monday, September 17, 2018 / Notices Harold W. Wilson, Jr. (SC) Ronald D. Young (GA) The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA–2014–0016. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 22, 2018, and will expire on July 22, 2020. As of July 23, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 53 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (81 FR 40746; 81 FR 59726): Michael J. Andries (WI) Appiah T. Ankrah (MA) Gregory P. Austin (CA) David F. Banko (CO) John T. Bardin (NY) Joseph Berta IV (OK) John C. Birmingham (IA) Robert G. Canelo (NM) Christoph A. Chiappa (NJ) Johnny L. Cloy (TN) Jon W. Collett (OH) Joel A. Cote (ME) Donald E. Cowell (CA) Raymond J. Crosbie (NH) Kenneth Dennis (KY) Robert D. Diefenbaugh (NE) William J. Gangloff (NY) Phillip J. Guidice (WA) Darin K. Hansen (IA) William M. Haralson (TN) Alejandro R. Hernandez (FL) Stephen R. Hill (PA) Jon W. Jernigan (OK) Mark A. Johnston (PA) Denise D. Johnston (IA) Zachary J.F. Kinsey (CA) Jongsub Lee (PA) Ramon Lopez (TX) David C. Love (IL) Billy J. McNealy (MO) Carlos Medellin (TX) Samuel B. Morris (MN) Bryan C. Mullins (TX) Zachary Nechi (IL) Toriano T. Neely (AL) Orlando Padilla (TX) Michael P. Pattie (RI) Brian K. Porter (KY) Oscar L. Quezada (CA) Walter D. Richardson (MA) Tracy A. Rowland (WA) Michael J. Russell (MA) Jeffrey M. Sandler (CA) Paul A. Schaus (IL) Lloyd E. Schrunk (MN) Burton D. Shellabarger (IA) John M. Suttles (OH) John R. Tupper (ID) Thomas W. Upton (NY) James M. Walsh (WI) Billy J. Webb, Jr. (MS) Steven R. Williams (MO) James A. Yates (IA) The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA–2016–0040. Their VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Sep 14, 2018 Jkt 244001 exemptions are applicable as of July 23, 2018, and will expire on July 23, 2020. As of July 24, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 11 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 33554; 77 FR 43417; 81 FR 92949): Tony O. Billman (PA) Tracy M. Dowton (MT) Anil D. Gharmalker (KS) Larry A. Hamilton (MO) Allen K. Kates (NJ) Victor C. Port (ND) Jeffrey A. Ryan (IA) James H. Stichberry, Jr. (MD) John F. Watson (IN) Melvin E. Welch (NJ) Leroy R. Wille (IA) The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA–2012–0109. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 24, 2018, and will expire on July 24, 2020. As of July 25, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 44 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 35844; 79 FR 51223; 81 FR 92949): John H. Ascheman (MN) Alan F. Brown, Jr. (IN) Theodore W. Burnette (CA) John Canal (NY) Kevin G. Comstock (MN) Jacob S. Crawford (GA) Christopher Dave (MI) Anthony J. Davis (IN) Charles G. Denegal (WA) Wayne H. Dirks (WA) Charles G. Elliott (IN) Joseph S. Farrow (MN) James R. Fiecke (ND) Eric C. Gambill (OH) Mark P. Gerrits (WI) Michael Gilon (NH) Chance A. Gooch (GA) Robert L. Harris (IN) Darrell S. Haynes (PA) Joseph D. Helget (OR) Charles D. Henderson (NY) Marvin S. Howard (OH) Eric A. Knox (KY) Erik M. Lindquist (WA) Thomas K. Linkel (IN) Christine I. Llewellyn (IL) Thomas J. Manning (MN) Steve A. Meharry (WA) Robert A. Miller, Jr. (WV) Ben G. Moore (IL) Chad M. Morris (NY) Paul C. Mortenson (WI) William D. Murray (AL) Jacob D. Nafziger (OH) Edward T. Nauer (VA) PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46999 Colin R. Parmelee (IN) Matthew P. Sczpanski (OH) Anthony S. Sobreiro (NJ) Colby E. Starner (PA) Daniel E. Stephens (NY) Johnathan D. Truitt (IL) Rylan P. Wheeler (IL) Kelly L. Whitley (NC) Michelle L. York (WA) The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA–2014–0017. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 25, 2018, and will expire on July 25, 2020. As of July 26, 2018, 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 33551; 77 FR 43901; 81 FR 92949): Larry J. Anderson (MN) Wade D. Calvin (WA) Carl A. Candelaria (NM) Owen R. Dossett (AL) Jennifer A. Ferguson (SC) Michael E. Fritz (NV) Lee A. Haerterich (WI) Eric W. Holland (CO) Richard P. Holmen (MN) Paul A. Lacina (ND) Bradley J. Moore (MO) Ross W. Petermann (MN) Curtis J. Young (FL) The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA–2012–0108. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 26, 2018, and will expire on July 26, 2020. As of July 27, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 12 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 34206; 75 FR 44049; 81 FR 92949): Clinton R. Carlson II (RI) Brandon L. Cheek (NC) Richard A. Dufton, Jr. (NH) Kenneth Dunn (IN) Robert J. Dyxin (IL) Michael H. Hayden (NY) John T. Jones (OK) Blake A.S. Keeten (NE) Randall L. Koegel (NY) Worden T. Price (NC) Gary L. Sager (IL) Darrel D. Schroeder (KS) The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA–2010–0138. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 27, 2018, and will expire on July 27, 2020. As of July 29, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 74 individuals have satisfied the renewal conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers with ITDM from driving CMVs E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 47000 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 180 / Monday, September 17, 2018 / Notices in interstate commerce (81 FR 42035; 81 FR 42044; 81 FR 59725; 81 FR 62793): Scott D. Allen (NE) Scott R. Bailey (MA) Michael J. Beaver (MN) Casey G. Bergman (MN) Gary R. Butts (NY) Christopher D. Chapman (IA) Robert J. Chapman (OH) Carey P. Cole (PA) Steven A. Crain (LA) Phillip Daquila III (IL) Paul J. Dematas (NY) Kirk A. Erickson (MN) Raymond E. Fisher, Jr. (PA) Richard M. Frostig (CT) Jason L. Garrett (TX) Faustino P. Garza (TX) Lawrence M. Gates (NY) Alva E. Gladney (LA) Robert D. Golding (NM) John J. Gonzalez (CT) Bruce E. Gusler (NH) James M. Haight (NC) Bradley T. Hall (AL) Travis L. Handy (DE) William C. Higgins (NC) David R. Hodge (MI) Paul D. Hollenbeck (UT) Jame Holman (PA) Kevin R. Holz (MN) Brian J. Hurley (IL) Willis A. Jergenson (IA) Steven C. Jordan, Jr. (MD) Kevin M. Krug (IN) Duane A. Leazott (MN) Robert A. Lewis (PA) Brian C. Link (NY) Bruce A. Mattison (WA) James K. Medeiros (RI) Richard E. Mellors (NY) Gregory S. Montierth (CA) Daniel M. Mulligan (NJ) John N. Mulready (MA) Colton J. Nefzger (ND) Jerry L. Niichel (IA) Donald S. Oakes (PA) Dorian T. Papazikos (AL) Ardell Parks (IL) Terry D. Paxton (PA) Carson A. Penny (CA) Lawrence C. Powers (MI) Reynier Prieto (FL) Charles V. Radford, Jr. (NC) David E. Roth (MN) Kenneth R. Schleppy (PA) John J. Shedlock (PA) Jonathan W. Simoneau (NH) Malcom D. Small (TX) Russell F. Smith (PA) Trenton W. Socha (TX) Edward D. Sprague (WI) Carla J. Stafford (TN) Kenneth R. Stephenson (TX) Jeffrey S. Toler (IN) Luis M. Torres (CT) Lyle D. Tunink (IA) Fasitupe Tupuola (CA) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Sep 14, 2018 Jkt 244001 Louis D. Valente (MA) Robert L. Westergaard (NJ) James A. Wiggins (OK) Reed R. Wilken (IL) Mark A. Williams (IN) Robert A. Yerges (WI) Abraham K. Yohannan (NY) Kyle S. Yount (KY) The drivers were included in docket numbers FMCSA–2016–0041; FMCSA– 2016–0042. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 29, 2018, and will expire on July 29, 2020. 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: September 12, 2018. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2010-0083; FMCSA-2010-0115; FMCSA-2010-0138; FMCSA-
2012-0108; FMCSA-2012-0109; FMCSA-2014-0016; FMCSA-2014-0017; FMCSA-
2016-0040; FMCSA-2016-0041; FMCSA-2016-0042]


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 for 264 
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 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, [email protected], 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 5:30 
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: 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 June 18, 2018, FMCSA published a notice announcing its decision 
to renew exemptions for 264 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 (75 FR 
25919; 75 FR 28677; 75 FR 34206; 75 FR 38597; 75 FR 38598; 75 FR 44049; 
77 FR 33551; 77 FR 33554; 77 FR 43417; 77 FR 43901; 79 FR 29484; 79 FR 
35844; 79 FR 42628; 79 FR 51223; 81 FR 40746; 81 FR 42035; 81 FR 42044; 
81 FR 59725; 81 FR 59726; 81 FR 62793; 81 FR 92949). The public comment 
period ended on July 18, 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)(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 264 renewal exemption applications 
and comments 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 391.64(3):
    In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, the following 
groups of drivers received renewed exemptions in the month of July and 
are discussed below:
    As of July 2, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 28 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 25919; 75 FR 
28677; 75 FR 38597; 75 FR 38598; 81 FR 92949):

Spencer W. Alexander (UT)
Cody R. Anderson (MT)
Joseph P. Beagan (RI)
Brian C. Blevins (VA)
John M. Charlton (UT)
Stuart A. Dietz (KS)
Michael G. Eikenberry (IN)
Francisco K. Gallardo (AZ)
Devin S. Gibson (UT)
Jason C. Green (MS)
Kimmy D. Hall (AR)
Edward G. Harbin (AR)
Lewis M. Hendershott (NJ)
Mark E. Henning (NY)
Christopher M. Hultman (WI)
Duane K. Kohls (MN)
John F. Lohmuller (IN)
Jerry A. McMurdy (PA)
Steven L. Miller (ND)
H.A. Miller (OR)
Andrew D. Monson (MN)
Timothy J. Nowak (FL)
Peter J. Pendola (VA)
Ross R. Romano (MI)
Jason D. Sweet (CA)
Robert M. Thomson (IL)
James P. Tomasik (PA)
Joseph H. Watkins (IN)

    The drivers were included in docket numbers FMCSA-2010-0083; FMCSA-
2010-0115. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 2, 2018, and will 
expire on July 2, 2020.
    As of July 22, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 29 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 29484; 79 FR 
42628; 81 FR 92949):

Curtis D. Andersen (MT)
Thomas E. Armbrust (IL)
Michael A. Barrett (MI)
Richard K. Cressman (ND)
Steven W. Dahl (ND)
Shannon D. Eck (KS)
Manuel Fernandez (PA)
Kevin J. Franje (IA)
Jared P. Greene (OH)
Michael L. Jobe (PA)
Edwin P. Jonas II (PA)
John J. Katcher (CO)
Glenn T. Keller (PA)
Michael G. Keller (CA)
Jay T. Kirschmann (ND)
James L. Laufenberg (ND)
Erik M. Mardesen (IA)
Pedro Saavedra Garcia (CA)
Jerry J. Shipley (KS)
Glenn A. Skonberg (SD)
Douglas R. Smith (KS)
Cheryl G. Stephens (DE)
Martin T. Struthers (NE)
Dennis C. Svec (MI)
Larry L. Taff (AR)
Filbert J. Torres (NM)
Burdette Walker (PA)

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Harold W. Wilson, Jr. (SC)
Ronald D. Young (GA)

    The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA-2014-0016. Their 
exemptions are applicable as of July 22, 2018, and will expire on July 
22, 2020.
    As of July 23, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 53 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs in interstate commerce (81 FR 40746; 81 FR 
59726):

Michael J. Andries (WI)
Appiah T. Ankrah (MA)
Gregory P. Austin (CA)
David F. Banko (CO)
John T. Bardin (NY)
Joseph Berta IV (OK)
John C. Birmingham (IA)
Robert G. Canelo (NM)
Christoph A. Chiappa (NJ)
Johnny L. Cloy (TN)
Jon W. Collett (OH)
Joel A. Cote (ME)
Donald E. Cowell (CA)
Raymond J. Crosbie (NH)
Kenneth Dennis (KY)
Robert D. Diefenbaugh (NE)
William J. Gangloff (NY)
Phillip J. Guidice (WA)
Darin K. Hansen (IA)
William M. Haralson (TN)
Alejandro R. Hernandez (FL)
Stephen R. Hill (PA)
Jon W. Jernigan (OK)
Mark A. Johnston (PA)
Denise D. Johnston (IA)
Zachary J.F. Kinsey (CA)
Jongsub Lee (PA)
Ramon Lopez (TX)
David C. Love (IL)
Billy J. McNealy (MO)
Carlos Medellin (TX)
Samuel B. Morris (MN)
Bryan C. Mullins (TX)
Zachary Nechi (IL)
Toriano T. Neely (AL)
Orlando Padilla (TX)
Michael P. Pattie (RI)
Brian K. Porter (KY)
Oscar L. Quezada (CA)
Walter D. Richardson (MA)
Tracy A. Rowland (WA)
Michael J. Russell (MA)
Jeffrey M. Sandler (CA)
Paul A. Schaus (IL)
Lloyd E. Schrunk (MN)
Burton D. Shellabarger (IA)
John M. Suttles (OH)
John R. Tupper (ID)
Thomas W. Upton (NY)
James M. Walsh (WI)
Billy J. Webb, Jr. (MS)
Steven R. Williams (MO)
James A. Yates (IA)

    The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA-2016-0040. Their 
exemptions are applicable as of July 23, 2018, and will expire on July 
23, 2020.
    As of July 24, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 11 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 33554; 77 FR 
43417; 81 FR 92949):

Tony O. Billman (PA)
Tracy M. Dowton (MT)
Anil D. Gharmalker (KS)
Larry A. Hamilton (MO)
Allen K. Kates (NJ)
Victor C. Port (ND)
Jeffrey A. Ryan (IA)
James H. Stichberry, Jr. (MD)
John F. Watson (IN)
Melvin E. Welch (NJ)
Leroy R. Wille (IA)

    The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA-2012-0109. Their 
exemptions are applicable as of July 24, 2018, and will expire on July 
24, 2020.
    As of July 25, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 44 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 35844; 79 FR 
51223; 81 FR 92949):

John H. Ascheman (MN)
Alan F. Brown, Jr. (IN)
Theodore W. Burnette (CA)
John Canal (NY)
Kevin G. Comstock (MN)
Jacob S. Crawford (GA)
Christopher Dave (MI)
Anthony J. Davis (IN)
Charles G. Denegal (WA)
Wayne H. Dirks (WA)
Charles G. Elliott (IN)
Joseph S. Farrow (MN)
James R. Fiecke (ND)
Eric C. Gambill (OH)
Mark P. Gerrits (WI)
Michael Gilon (NH)
Chance A. Gooch (GA)
Robert L. Harris (IN)
Darrell S. Haynes (PA)
Joseph D. Helget (OR)
Charles D. Henderson (NY)
Marvin S. Howard (OH)
Eric A. Knox (KY)
Erik M. Lindquist (WA)
Thomas K. Linkel (IN)
Christine I. Llewellyn (IL)
Thomas J. Manning (MN)
Steve A. Meharry (WA)
Robert A. Miller, Jr. (WV)
Ben G. Moore (IL)
Chad M. Morris (NY)
Paul C. Mortenson (WI)
William D. Murray (AL)
Jacob D. Nafziger (OH)
Edward T. Nauer (VA)
Colin R. Parmelee (IN)
Matthew P. Sczpanski (OH)
Anthony S. Sobreiro (NJ)
Colby E. Starner (PA)
Daniel E. Stephens (NY)
Johnathan D. Truitt (IL)
Rylan P. Wheeler (IL)
Kelly L. Whitley (NC)
Michelle L. York (WA)

    The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA-2014-0017. Their 
exemptions are applicable as of July 25, 2018, and will expire on July 
25, 2020.
    As of July 26, 2018, 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 33551; 77 FR 
43901; 81 FR 92949):
Larry J. Anderson (MN)
Wade D. Calvin (WA)
Carl A. Candelaria (NM)
Owen R. Dossett (AL)
Jennifer A. Ferguson (SC)
Michael E. Fritz (NV)
Lee A. Haerterich (WI)
Eric W. Holland (CO)
Richard P. Holmen (MN)
Paul A. Lacina (ND)
Bradley J. Moore (MO)
Ross W. Petermann (MN)
Curtis J. Young (FL)

    The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA-2012-0108. Their 
exemptions are applicable as of July 26, 2018, and will expire on July 
26, 2020.
    As of July 27, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 12 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 34206; 75 FR 
44049; 81 FR 92949):

Clinton R. Carlson II (RI)
Brandon L. Cheek (NC)
Richard A. Dufton, Jr. (NH)
Kenneth Dunn (IN)
Robert J. Dyxin (IL)
Michael H. Hayden (NY)
John T. Jones (OK)
Blake A.S. Keeten (NE)
Randall L. Koegel (NY)
Worden T. Price (NC)
Gary L. Sager (IL)
Darrel D. Schroeder (KS)

    The drivers were included in docket number FMCSA-2010-0138. Their 
exemptions are applicable as of July 27, 2018, and will expire on July 
27, 2020.
    As of July 29, 2018, and in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 
31315, the following 74 individuals have satisfied the renewal 
conditions for obtaining an exemption from the rule prohibiting drivers 
with ITDM from driving CMVs

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in interstate commerce (81 FR 42035; 81 FR 42044; 81 FR 59725; 81 FR 
62793):

Scott D. Allen (NE)
Scott R. Bailey (MA)
Michael J. Beaver (MN)
Casey G. Bergman (MN)
Gary R. Butts (NY)
Christopher D. Chapman (IA)
Robert J. Chapman (OH)
Carey P. Cole (PA)
Steven A. Crain (LA)
Phillip Daquila III (IL)
Paul J. Dematas (NY)
Kirk A. Erickson (MN)
Raymond E. Fisher, Jr. (PA)
Richard M. Frostig (CT)
Jason L. Garrett (TX)
Faustino P. Garza (TX)
Lawrence M. Gates (NY)
Alva E. Gladney (LA)
Robert D. Golding (NM)
John J. Gonzalez (CT)
Bruce E. Gusler (NH)
James M. Haight (NC)
Bradley T. Hall (AL)
Travis L. Handy (DE)
William C. Higgins (NC)
David R. Hodge (MI)
Paul D. Hollenbeck (UT)
Jame Holman (PA)
Kevin R. Holz (MN)
Brian J. Hurley (IL)
Willis A. Jergenson (IA)
Steven C. Jordan, Jr. (MD)
Kevin M. Krug (IN)
Duane A. Leazott (MN)
Robert A. Lewis (PA)
Brian C. Link (NY)
Bruce A. Mattison (WA)
James K. Medeiros (RI)
Richard E. Mellors (NY)
Gregory S. Montierth (CA)
Daniel M. Mulligan (NJ)
John N. Mulready (MA)
Colton J. Nefzger (ND)
Jerry L. Niichel (IA)
Donald S. Oakes (PA)
Dorian T. Papazikos (AL)
Ardell Parks (IL)
Terry D. Paxton (PA)
Carson A. Penny (CA)
Lawrence C. Powers (MI)
Reynier Prieto (FL)
Charles V. Radford, Jr. (NC)
David E. Roth (MN)
Kenneth R. Schleppy (PA)
John J. Shedlock (PA)
Jonathan W. Simoneau (NH)
Malcom D. Small (TX)
Russell F. Smith (PA)
Trenton W. Socha (TX)
Edward D. Sprague (WI)
Carla J. Stafford (TN)
Kenneth R. Stephenson (TX)
Jeffrey S. Toler (IN)
Luis M. Torres (CT)
Lyle D. Tunink (IA)
Fasitupe Tupuola (CA)
Louis D. Valente (MA)
Robert L. Westergaard (NJ)
James A. Wiggins (OK)
Reed R. Wilken (IL)
Mark A. Williams (IN)
Robert A. Yerges (WI)
Abraham K. Yohannan (NY)
Kyle S. Yount (KY)

    The drivers were included in docket numbers FMCSA-2016-0041; FMCSA-
2016-0042. Their exemptions are applicable as of July 29, 2018, and 
will expire on July 29, 2020.
    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: September 12, 2018.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2018-20160 Filed 9-14-18; 8:45 am]
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