Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration December 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Delay in Processing the Application by American Trucking Associations, Inc. for a Preemption Determination Concerning the District of Columbia Restrictions Regarding Highway Routing of Certain Hazardous Materials
Document Number: E5-7637
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In accordance with statutory requirements, FMCSA is publishing a notice of delay in processing the American Trucking Associations, Inc.'s (ATA) application for a preemption determination. FMCSA is conducting fact-finding in response to ATA's request, and is delaying issuance of its determination in order to allow time for appropriate consideration of the issues raised by ATA's application.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes
Document Number: E5-7494
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-19
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from six individuals for exemptions from the prohibition against persons with insulin- treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals with ITDM to operate as drivers of commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: E5-7284
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-14
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 22 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from vision standards if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The agency has concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety that will be equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: E5-6855
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-06
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt 49 individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The exemptions will enable these individuals to qualify as drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the vision standard in one eye for various reasons, including amblyopia, macular and retinal scars, and loss of an eye due to trauma.