Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration June 4, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

State Enforcement of Household Goods Consumer Protection
Document Number: 2012-13530
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA provides an updated list of statutory provisions and FMCSA regulations that State household goods regulatory authorities and State attorneys general may enforce, reflecting amendments to FMCSA's regulations regarding brokers of household goods. The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) gives State household goods regulatory authorities and State attorneys general the right to enforce certain consumer protection provisions that apply to individual shippers and are related to interstate movement of the goods.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2012-13415
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 12 individuals for exemption from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals to qualify as drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the Federal vision requirement.