Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration February 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing: J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., Schneider National Carriers, Inc., Werner Enterprises, Inc., Knight Transportation, Inc., Dupre Logistics, Inc. and Maveric Transportation, LLC Application for Exemption
Document Number: 2017-03720
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA re-opens the public comment period for the Agency's January 19, 2017, notice announcing the application for exemption from J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. (J.B. Hunt), Schneider National Carriers, Inc. (Schneider), Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Werner), Knight Transportation, Inc. (Knight), Dupre Logistics, Inc. (Dupree), and Maveric Transportation, LLC (Maverick) to allow hair analysis in lieu of urine testing for pre-employment controlled substances testing of commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. On January 23, 2017, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations' (AFL-CIO) Transportation Trades Department requested a 60-day extension of the comment period. On February 7, 2017, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters requested a 60-day extension of the comment period. The Agency re-opens and extends the deadline for the submission of public comments.
Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators
Document Number: 2017-02150
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-01
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with the Presidential directive as expressed in the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' this action temporarily delays until March 21, 2017, the effective date of the final rule titled ``Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators,'' initially effective February 6, 2017, is delayed.