Department of Transportation October 5, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

60-Day Notice of New Information Collection: Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Skills Testing Delays
Document Number: 2016-24177
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
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 review and approval and invites public comment. This ICR is to collect data on the delays, by State, that applicants face when scheduling a CDL skills test. This information collection and subsequent data analysis is required by section 5506 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, 2015 (FAST Act).
Future Enhancements to the Safety Measurement System (SMS)
Document Number: 2016-24114
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA proposes enhancements to information on the public Safety Measurement System (SMS) Web site and responds to comments received in response to FMCSA's Federal Register Notice, ``Proposal for Future Enhancements to the Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS),'' published on June 29, 2015. These enhancements are a continuation of the Agency's efforts to provide law enforcement, the motor carrier industry, and motor carriers with more informative safety data. This notice explains the Agency's proposed enhancements to the public SMS Web site, including two additional changes not originally proposed, which were identified during the development of the SMS Preview. FMCSA has provided information about the proposed enhancements to the National Academies of Sciences to consider in the Correlation Study required by Section 5221 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The proposed enhancements will be available for preview, at: https://csa.fmcsa.dot.gov/SMSPreview/ on October 4, 2016. The Agency seeks comments on these changes based on the preview. The Agency will not implement the changes until after the Agency satisfies the requirements of Section 5223 of the FAST Act.
Offers of Financial Assistance
Document Number: 2016-24056
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-05
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (Board) is proposing changes to its rules pertaining to Offers of Financial Assistance to improve the process and protect it against abuse.
Forty Fourth RTCA SC-224 Standards for Airport Security Access Control Systems Plenary
Document Number: 2016-24011
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-05
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of Forty Fourth RTCA SC-224 Standards for Airport Security Access Control Systems Plenary.
Meeting Notice-U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-23989
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-05
Agency: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting of the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) to discuss advice and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Transportation on issues related to the maritime transportation system. The MTSNAC will consider new bylaws, form subcommittees and working groups, and develop work plans and recommendations.