Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection: Motor Carrier Identification Report
Document Number: 2012-2507
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-06
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2012-2503
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-06
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Commercial Driver's license (CDL) Standards; Rotel North American Tours, LLC; Application for Renewal of Exemption; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2012-1983
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-31
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that Rotel North American Tours, LLC (Rotel), has applied for renewal of its current exemption permitting 22 drivers employed by Rotel and possessing German CDLs, to operate commercial motor vehicles in the United States without a CDL issued by one of the States. Of the 22 named drivers, five drivers are new and will be replacing five drivers who are no longer employed by Rotel. Like the other 17 Rotel drivers operating under the current exemption, the five new drivers are non-residents of the U.S. and holders of German CDLs. Rotel asks that the current exemption, due to expire July 30, 2012, be renewed subject to the terms and conditions of the current exemption for an additional period of 2 years. The five new Rotel drivers would be subject to all the terms and conditions of the renewed exemption. FMCSA requests public comments on Rotel's application.
Harmonizing Schedule I Drug Requirements
Document Number: 2012-1905
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-30
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) amends the physical qualifications for drivers and the instructions for the medical examination report to clarify that drivers may not use Schedule I drugs and be qualified to drive commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) under any circumstances. The rule harmonizes FMCSA's provisions regarding pre-employment and return-to-duty test refusals with corresponding Department of Transportation (DOT)-wide provisions. Finally, the rule corrects inaccurate uses of the term ``actual knowledge.''
Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC): Public Meeting Medical Review Board: Joint Public Meeting With MCSAC
Document Number: 2012-1401
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces that MCSAC will hold a meeting on Monday- Thursday, February 6-9, 2012, which will include a joint meeting on Monday, February 6, 2012, with the MRB to finalize recommendations of the joint MCSAC-MRB subcommittee to the FMCSA Administrator on obstructive sleep apnea. The MCSAC will meet separately on Tuesday- Thursday, February 7-8, 2012, where it will consider issues relating to the prevention of harassment of truck and bus drivers through electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs). On Thursday, February 9, there will be a preliminary discussion of ideas and concepts the MCSAC believes the Agency should consider concerning motorcoach hours-of- service (HOS). All four days of the meeting will be open to the public. Time and Dates: The meetings will be held on Monday-Wednesday, February 6-8, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time (E.T.), and on Thursday, February 9, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., E.T. The meetings will be held at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 in the Washington and Jefferson Rooms on the 2nd floor. The Hilton Alexandria Old Town is located across the street from the King Street Metro station. Copies of all MCSAC Task Statements and an agenda for the entire 4- day meeting will be made available in advance of the meeting at http:// mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2012-1399
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt eight individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the prescribed vision requirement. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these CMV drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2012-1390
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from thirteen 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.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2012-1389
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
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 6 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is 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; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2012-1387
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from twenty individuals for exemption 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 CMVs in interstate commerce.
Sunshine Act Meetings; Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board of Directors
Document Number: 2012-1369
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-23
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Drivers of CMVs: Restricting the Use of Cellular Phones; Technical Amendment
Document Number: 2012-428
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-12
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The FMCSA amends its December 3, 2011, final rule that restricted the use of hand-held mobile telephones by drivers of commercial motor vehicles. That rule was jointly issued by FMCSA and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), but this technical amendment only affects an FMCSA regulation. The purpose of this rule is to correct a clerical error.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2011-33788
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from twelve 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.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2011-33787
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt seven individuals from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce without meeting the prescribed vision requirement. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemptions will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to or greater than the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these CMV drivers.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2011-33786
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from seventeen individuals for exemption 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 CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision
Document Number: 2011-33785
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
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 17 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is 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: 2011-33783
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
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 19 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is 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; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2011-33781
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from 15 individuals for an exemption from the prohibition against persons with a clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition which is likely to cause a loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) from operating CMVs in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals with seizure disorders to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2011-33779
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt eighteen individuals from its rule prohibiting persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Diabetes Mellitus
Document Number: 2011-33777
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-05
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces its decision to exempt twenty-two individuals from its rule prohibiting persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The exemptions will enable these individuals to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.