Carrier Safety Fitness Determination
• Popular Title: Carrier Safety Fitness Determination
Original publication target: 03/29/2008
Current projected date: 01/22/2016
FMCSA proposes to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to adopt revised methodologies that would result in a safety fitness determination (SFD).
• Popular Title: Evaluation of Safety-Sensitive Personnel Sleep Apnea
Original publication target: 12/11/2015
Current projected date: 01/29/2016
FMCSA and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) request data and information concerning the prevalence of moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among individuals occupying safety sensitive positions in rail and highway transportation.
Entry-Level Driver Training
• Popular Title: Entry-Level Driver Training
Original publication target: 10/15/2015
Current projected date: 02/09/2016
FMCSA proposes to adopt new standards for mandatory training requirements for entry-level operators of commercial motor vehicles that are required to complete a skills test prior to obtaining a CDL.
CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
• Popular Title: CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
Stage: Final Rule
Original publication target: 09/16/2015
Current projected date: 05/13/2016
This rulemaking would create a central database for verified positive controlled substances and alcohol test results for commercial driver´s license (CDL) holders and refusals by such drivers to submit to testing.
Updates to the Unified Registration System
• Popular Title: Updates to the Unified Registration System
Original publication target: 12/31/2013
Current projected date: 08/02/2016
FMCSA proposes to: 1) adjust the URS registration fee for new interstate motor carriers, freight forwarders, brokers, intermodal equipment providers (IEPs), hazardous materials safety permit (HMSP) applicants, and cargo tank facilities under FMCSA, among other changes.
• Popular Title: Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters
Original publication target: 03/24/2014
January 2016 projected date: 02/15/2016
Current projected date: Summer 2016
This joint rulemaking with NHTSA would respond to petitions from ATA and Roadsafe America to require the installation of speed limiting devices on heavy trucks.