Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Hearing, 56897-56899 [2018-24861]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 14, 2018 / Notices B. Viewing Documents and Comments To view comments, as well as any documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Insert the docket number, FMCSA–2018–0319, in the keyword box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ Next, click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ button and choose the document to review. If you do not have access to the internet, you may view the docket online by visiting the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. C. 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 www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. II. Background Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption from the FMCSRs for a five-year period if it finds such exemption would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level that would be achieved absent such exemption. The statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the five-year period. FMCSA grants exemptions from the FMCSRs for a twoyear period to align with the maximum duration of a driver’s medical certification. The four individuals listed in this notice have requested an exemption from 49 CFR 391.41(b)(4). Accordingly, the Agency will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant to determine whether granting the exemption will achieve the required level of safety mandated by statute. The physical qualification standard found in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(4) states that a person is physically qualified to drive a CMV if that person has no current clinical diagnosis of myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, coronary insufficiency, thrombosis, or any other cardiovascular disease of a variety known to be accompanied by syncope, dyspnea, collapse, or congestive cardiac failure. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Nov 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 In addition to the regulations, FMCSA has published advisory criteria 1 to assist Medical Examiners in determining whether drivers with certain medical conditions are qualified to operate a CMV in interstate commerce. [49 CFR part 391, APPENDIX A TO PART 391—MEDICAL ADVISORY CRITERIA, section D. Cardiovascular: § 391.41(b)(4), paragraph 4.] The advisory criteria states that ICDs are disqualifying due to risk of syncope. 56897 Issued on: November 5, 2018. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–24855 Filed 11–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2018–0136] III. Qualifications of Applicants Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Hearing Herman L. Bolton AGENCY: Mr. Bolton is a Class A CDL holder in Louisiana. A June 29, 2018 report from Mr. Bolton’s cardiologist states his ICD was implanted August 25, 2017, and that Mr. Bolton reports no complaints of syncope. Robert A. Crawley Mr. Crawley is a commercial motor vehicle driver in Maryland. A September 13, 2018, report from his cardiologist states his ICD was implanted August 24, 2016, and that he denies any symptoms of device malfunction, arrhythmia recurrence, palpitations, syncope, or shocks. Paul J. Hill Mr. Hill is a commercial motor vehicle driver in South Dakota. A September 25, 2018 letter from Mr. Hill’s electrophysiologist reports that his ICD was implanted November 27, 2013, and that he has been stable and has not had any shocks from his device. Johnny L. Walls, Jr. Mr. Walls is Class A CDL holder in Alabama. A September 7, 2018 letter from his electrophysiologist reports that his ICD was implanted August 13, 2018 and he has had no shocks since his hospital discharge on August 22, 2018. IV. Request for Comments In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA requests public comment from all interested persons on the exemption petitions described in this notice. We will consider all comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated in the dates section of the notice. 1 See http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx? SID=e47b48a9ea42dd67d999246e23d97970& mc=true&node=pt49.5.391&rgn=div5#ap49.5.391_ 171.a and https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR2015-title49-vol5/pdf/CFR-2015-title49-vol5part391-appA.pdf. PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of applications for exemption; request for comments. FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 30 individuals for an exemption from the hearing requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these hard of hearing and deaf individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 14, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket No. FMCSA–2018–0136 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for instructions on submitting comments. 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 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 56898 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 14, 2018 / Notices C. Privacy Act holidays. If you have questions regarding viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Participation A. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this notice (Docket No. FMCSA–2018–0136), indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and material online or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. FMCSA recommends that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a phone number in the body of your document so that FMCSA can contact you if there are questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov, put the docket number, FMCSA–2018–0136, in the keyword box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ When the new screen appears, click on the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button and type your comment into the text box on the following screen. Choose whether you are submitting your comment as an individual or on behalf of a third party and then submit. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. FMCSA will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. B. Viewing Documents and Comments To view comments, as well as any documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Insert the docket number, FMCSA–2018–0136, in the keyword box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ Next, click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ button and choose the document to review. If you do not have access to the internet, you may view the docket online by visiting the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Nov 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 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 www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. II. Background Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption from the FMCSRs for a five-year period if it finds ‘‘such exemption would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level that would be achieved absent such exemption.’’ The statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the five-year period. FMCSA grants exemptions from the FMCSRs for a twoyear period to align with the maximum duration of a driver’s medical certification. The 30 individuals listed in this notice have requested an exemption from the hearing requirement in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(11). Accordingly, the Agency will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant to determine whether granting the exemption will achieve the required level of safety mandated by statute. The physical qualification standard for drivers regarding hearing found in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(11) states that a person is physically qualified to drive a CMV if that person first perceives a forced whispered voice in the better ear at not less than 5 feet with or without the use of a hearing aid or, if tested by use of an audiometric device, does not have an average hearing loss in the better ear greater than 40 decibels at 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz, and 2,000 Hz with or without a hearing aid when the audiometric device is calibrated to American National Standard (formerly ASA Standard) Z24.5—1951. This standard was adopted in 1970 and was revised in 1971 to allow drivers to be qualified under this standard while wearing a hearing aid, 35 FR 6458, 6463 (April 22, 1970) and 36 FR 12857 (July 3, 1971). On February 1, 2013, FMCSA announced in a Notice of Final Disposition titled, Qualification of Drivers; Application for Exemptions; National Association of the Deaf, (78 FR 7479), its decision to grant requests from 40 individuals for exemptions from the Agency’s physical qualification standard concerning hearing for interstate CMV drivers. Since the February 1, 2013 notice, the Agency has PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 published additional notices granting requests from hard of hearing and deaf individuals for exemptions from the Agency’s physical qualification standard concerning hearing for interstate CMV drivers. III. Qualifications of Applicants Andy R. Bernard Mr. Bernard, age 60, holds a class A CDL in Ohio. William Brogni Mr. Brogni, age 55, holds an operator’s license in Florida. Robert Chavez Mr. Chavez, age 28, holds an operator’s license in Texas. David Chellin Mr. Chellin, age 64, holds a class A CDL in Minnesota. Joshua P. Cogan Mr. Cogan, age 25, holds an operator’s license in Maryland. Joseph A. Conversa Mr. Conversa, age 49, holds an operator’s license in Illinois. Robert E. Cottrell Mr. Cottrell, age 68, holds an operator’s license in Oregon. Joseph N. Dooley Mr. Dooley, age 29, holds an operator’s license in Missouri. Janet Donaldson Ms. Donaldson, age 40, holds an operator’s license in California. Heath Focken Mr. Focken, age 30, holds an operator’s license in Nebraska. Ahmed Gabr Mr. Gabr, age 32, holds an operator’s license in North Carolina. Stephen A. Goen Mr. Goen, age 51, holds a class A CDL in Georgia. Jaymes Harr Mr. Haar, age 31, holds an operator’s license in Iowa. Michael J. Hague Mr. Hague, age 34, holds an operator’s license in Rhode Island. Daniel R. Hanson Mr. Hanson, age 70, holds an operator’s license in Pennsylvania. Arnold Hatton Mr. Hatton, age 51, holds an operator’s license in Delaware. E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 220 / Wednesday, November 14, 2018 / Notices Nima Jafari DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Mr. Jafari, age 29, holds an operator’s license in Kansas. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Raymond L. Levine [FMCSA Docket No. FMCSA–2018–0205] Mr. Levine, age 20, holds an operator’s license in California. Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus Donte Mason Mr. Mason, age 33, holds an operator’s license in Tennessee. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of final disposition. Xavier C. Matthews SUMMARY: AGENCY: Mr. Silver, age 54, holds an operator’s license in New York. FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 57 individuals from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. The exemptions enable these individuals with ITDM to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. DATES: The exemptions were applicable on October 20, 2018. The exemptions expire on October 20, 2020. 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., ET, 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: Marcus Sylvester I. Public Participation Mr. Sylvester, age 44, holds an operator’s license in Texas. A. Viewing Documents and Comments Mr. Matthews, age 39, holds an operator’s license in Florida. Eric B. Oberhausen Mr. Oberhausen, age 33, holds an operator’s license in California. Taryn Peterson Ms. Peterson, age 31, holds an operator’s license in Iowa. Melvin R. Ross Mr. Ross, age 64, holds a class A CDL in Ohio. Greivin Salazar Mr. Salazar, age 43, holds an operator’s license in Michigan. Jerry Shortland Mr. Shortland, age 54, holds an operator’s license in Ohio. John Silver John Whitlock Mr. Whitlock, age 49, holds an operator’s license in Illinois. Eric Woods Mr. Woods, age 50, holds an operator’s license in Maryland. IV. Request for Comments In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA requests public comment from all interested persons on the exemption petitions described in this notice. We will consider all comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated in the dates section of the notice. Issued on: November 5, 2018. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–24861 Filed 11–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Nov 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 To view comments, as well as any documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Insert the docket number, FMCSA–2018–0205, in the keyword box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ Next, click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ button and choose the document to review. If you do not have access to the internet, you may view the docket online by visiting the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. B. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56899 www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. II. Background On September 19, 2018, FMCSA published a notice announcing receipt of applications from 57 individuals requesting an exemption from diabetes requirement in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3) and requested comments from the public (83 FR 47399). The public comment period ended on October 19, 2018, and one comment was received. FMCSA has evaluated the eligibility of these applicants and determined that granting the exemptions to these individuals 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 one comment in this proceeding. Mr. Jeremy Na noted, that people on insulin should be able to drive CMV’s especially if its controlled with no problems. This would open up a bunch of driving opportunities for those who love to drive but can’t because of a rule. On September 19, 2018, FMCSA published the Qualifications of Drivers; Diabetes Standard final rule, removing the blanket prohibition of insulin use and adopting a revised physical qualification standard for operators of CMV with ITDM (83 FR 47448). The effective date of this final rule is November 19, 2018. Basis for Exemption Determination Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption for up to five years from the diabetes standard in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(3) if the exemption is likely to achieve an equivalent or greater level of safety than would be achieved without the exemption. The exemption allows the applicants to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. FMCSA grants exemptions from the FMCSRs for a two-year period to align with the maximum duration of a driver’s medical certification. The Agency’s decision regarding these exemption applications is based on the program eligibility criteria and an individualized assessment of E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2018-0136]


Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Hearing

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

ACTION: Notice of applications for exemption; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 30 individuals 
for an exemption from the hearing requirement in the Federal Motor 
Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to operate a commercial motor 
vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would 
enable these hard of hearing and deaf individuals to operate CMVs in 
interstate commerce.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 14, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the Federal Docket 
Management System (FDMS) Docket No. FMCSA-2018-0136 using any of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building Ground Floor, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. 
See the ``Public Participation'' portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section for instructions on submitting comments.

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 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET, 
Monday through Friday, except Federal

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holidays. If you have questions regarding viewing or submitting 
material to the docket, contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366-
9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Participation

A. Submitting Comments

    If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this 
notice (Docket No. FMCSA-2018-0136), indicate the specific section of 
this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for 
each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and 
material online or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only 
one of these means. FMCSA recommends that you include your name and a 
mailing address, an email address, or a phone number in the body of 
your document so that FMCSA can contact you if there are questions 
regarding your submission.
    To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov, 
put the docket number, FMCSA-2018-0136, in the keyword box, and click 
``Search.'' When the new screen appears, click on the ``Comment Now!'' 
button and type your comment into the text box on the following screen. 
Choose whether you are submitting your comment as an individual or on 
behalf of a third party and then submit.
    If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them 
in an unbound format, no larger than 8\1/2\ by 11 inches, suitable for 
copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would 
like to know that they reached the facility, please enclose a stamped, 
self-addressed postcard or envelope.
    FMCSA will consider all comments and material received during the 
comment period.

B. Viewing Documents and Comments

    To view comments, as well as any documents mentioned in this notice 
as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. 
Insert the docket number, FMCSA-2018-0136, in the keyword box, and 
click ``Search.'' Next, click the ``Open Docket Folder'' button and 
choose the document to review. If you do not have access to the 
internet, you may view the docket online by visiting the Docket 
Management Facility in Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the DOT West 
Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

C. 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 www.regulations.gov, as described in the system 
of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at 
www.dot.gov/privacy.

II. Background

    Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption 
from the FMCSRs for a five-year period if it finds ``such exemption 
would likely achieve a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater 
than the level that would be achieved absent such exemption.'' The 
statute also allows the Agency to renew exemptions at the end of the 
five-year period. FMCSA grants exemptions from the FMCSRs for a two-
year period to align with the maximum duration of a driver's medical 
certification.
    The 30 individuals listed in this notice have requested an 
exemption from the hearing requirement in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(11). 
Accordingly, the Agency will evaluate the qualifications of each 
applicant to determine whether granting the exemption will achieve the 
required level of safety mandated by statute.
    The physical qualification standard for drivers regarding hearing 
found in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(11) states that a person is physically 
qualified to drive a CMV if that person first perceives a forced 
whispered voice in the better ear at not less than 5 feet with or 
without the use of a hearing aid or, if tested by use of an audiometric 
device, does not have an average hearing loss in the better ear greater 
than 40 decibels at 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz, and 2,000 Hz with or without a 
hearing aid when the audiometric device is calibrated to American 
National Standard (formerly ASA Standard) Z24.5--1951.
    This standard was adopted in 1970 and was revised in 1971 to allow 
drivers to be qualified under this standard while wearing a hearing 
aid, 35 FR 6458, 6463 (April 22, 1970) and 36 FR 12857 (July 3, 1971).
    On February 1, 2013, FMCSA announced in a Notice of Final 
Disposition titled, Qualification of Drivers; Application for 
Exemptions; National Association of the Deaf, (78 FR 7479), its 
decision to grant requests from 40 individuals for exemptions from the 
Agency's physical qualification standard concerning hearing for 
interstate CMV drivers. Since the February 1, 2013 notice, the Agency 
has published additional notices granting requests from hard of hearing 
and deaf individuals for exemptions from the Agency's physical 
qualification standard concerning hearing for interstate CMV drivers.

III. Qualifications of Applicants

Andy R. Bernard

    Mr. Bernard, age 60, holds a class A CDL in Ohio.

William Brogni

    Mr. Brogni, age 55, holds an operator's license in Florida.

Robert Chavez

    Mr. Chavez, age 28, holds an operator's license in Texas.

David Chellin

    Mr. Chellin, age 64, holds a class A CDL in Minnesota.

Joshua P. Cogan

    Mr. Cogan, age 25, holds an operator's license in Maryland.

Joseph A. Conversa

    Mr. Conversa, age 49, holds an operator's license in Illinois.

Robert E. Cottrell

    Mr. Cottrell, age 68, holds an operator's license in Oregon.

Joseph N. Dooley

    Mr. Dooley, age 29, holds an operator's license in Missouri.

Janet Donaldson

    Ms. Donaldson, age 40, holds an operator's license in California.

Heath Focken

    Mr. Focken, age 30, holds an operator's license in Nebraska.

Ahmed Gabr

    Mr. Gabr, age 32, holds an operator's license in North Carolina.

Stephen A. Goen

    Mr. Goen, age 51, holds a class A CDL in Georgia.

Jaymes Harr

    Mr. Haar, age 31, holds an operator's license in Iowa.

Michael J. Hague

    Mr. Hague, age 34, holds an operator's license in Rhode Island.

Daniel R. Hanson

    Mr. Hanson, age 70, holds an operator's license in Pennsylvania.

Arnold Hatton

    Mr. Hatton, age 51, holds an operator's license in Delaware.

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Nima Jafari

    Mr. Jafari, age 29, holds an operator's license in Kansas.

Raymond L. Levine

    Mr. Levine, age 20, holds an operator's license in California.

Donte Mason

    Mr. Mason, age 33, holds an operator's license in Tennessee.

Xavier C. Matthews

    Mr. Matthews, age 39, holds an operator's license in Florida.

Eric B. Oberhausen

    Mr. Oberhausen, age 33, holds an operator's license in California.

Taryn Peterson

    Ms. Peterson, age 31, holds an operator's license in Iowa.

Melvin R. Ross

    Mr. Ross, age 64, holds a class A CDL in Ohio.

Greivin Salazar

    Mr. Salazar, age 43, holds an operator's license in Michigan.

Jerry Shortland

    Mr. Shortland, age 54, holds an operator's license in Ohio.

John Silver

    Mr. Silver, age 54, holds an operator's license in New York.

Marcus Sylvester

    Mr. Sylvester, age 44, holds an operator's license in Texas.

John Whitlock

    Mr. Whitlock, age 49, holds an operator's license in Illinois.

Eric Woods

    Mr. Woods, age 50, holds an operator's license in Maryland.

IV. Request for Comments

    In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA requests 
public comment from all interested persons on the exemption petitions 
described in this notice. We will consider all comments received before 
the close of business on the closing date indicated in the dates 
section of the notice.

    Issued on: November 5, 2018.
Larry W. Minor,
Associate Administrator for Policy.
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