Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration June 20, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Availability of Supporting Materials
Document Number: E8-14008
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-20
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice advises the public of the availability on the Department of Transportation (Department) Web site of revised guidance and an accompanying advisory policy memorandum concerning the value of a statistical life used by Departmental analysts when assessing the benefits of preventing fatalities. Consistent with the revised guidance and Departmental policy, the adjusted value of a statistical life will be assessed in conducting economic analyses and identifying the benefits of FMCSA regulatory initiatives in all open rulemaking dockets.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: E8-14003
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-20
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 68 individuals for exemptions 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 standard.