Department of Transportation April 21, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Conditions: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Model GVII-G500 Airplanes, Design Roll Maneuver Requirement
Document Number: 2016-09326
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (Gulfstream) Model GVII-G500 airplane. This airplane will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes. This design feature is electronic flight controls that affect maneuvering. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.
Notice of Request To Release Airport Property
Document Number: 2016-09307
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the release of land at Strother Field (WLD), Winfield, Kansas, under the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-09273
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on June 23, 2015. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements
Document Number: 2016-09257
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatements of previously approved collections. This document describes the collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.
Application Of Delux Public Charter, LLC for Commuter Air Carrier Authority
Document Number: 2016-09247
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Transportation is directing all interested persons to show cause why it should not issue an order finding Delux Public Charter, LLC fit, willing, and able, and awarding it commuter air carrier authorization.
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2016-09244
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2016-09243
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2016-09242
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2016-09241
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria
Document Number: 2016-09231
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in coordination with the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), are in the process of reviewing the Guidelines for the Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC) Fourth Edition, dated December 2012, and request comments to determine if updates or improvements are appropriate. The MMUCC provides States with a dataset for describing crashes of motor vehicles in transport that generates the information necessary to improve highway safety within each State and nationally. Crash data users may comment on the utility of the current MMUCC guidelines and suggest changes for the next update to MMUCC. Based on the input received in response to this notice, NHTSA and GHSA anticipate issuing draft changes to the Guidelines by fall 2017.
Registration of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operated Under Exemptions Issued by the FAA
Document Number: 2016-09199
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) used for purposes other than as model aircraft under the authority of an exemption issued by the FAA that they may register their sUAS using the web-based aircraft registration system. It also provides specific information pertaining to any exemptions that include conditions relating to the registration of small UAS.
Denial of Motor Vehicle Defect Petition
Document Number: 2016-08497
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-21
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice sets forth the reasons for the denial of a petition submitted to NHTSA under 49 U.S.C. 30162, requesting that the agency commence a proceeding to determine the existence of a defect related to motor vehicle safety in 2015 Volvo VNL 780 vehicles. After a review of the petition and other information, NHTSA has concluded that further expenditure of the agency's investigative resources on the issues raised by the petition does not appear warranted. The agency accordingly has denied the petition. The petition is hereinafter identified as DP15-006.