Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration June 12, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance; Driver-Vehicle Inspection Report for Intermodal Equipment
Document Number: 2012-14215
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-12
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA eliminates the requirement for drivers operating intermodal equipment (IME) to submitand intermodal equipment providers (IEPs) to retaindriver-vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs) when the driver has neither found nor been made aware of any defects in the IME. This responds to a joint petition for rulemaking from the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (OCEMA) and the Institute of International Container Lessors (IICL).