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Article 19-A of the State of New York's Vehicle and Traffic Law (Proposed Rule) On September 12, 2013, FMCSA published a request for comments on petitions submitted by Motor Coach Canada (MCC) and the American Bus Association (ABA) seeking a determination that Article 19-A of the State of New York's Vehicle and Traffic Law

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Regulations Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(7 days ago) Summary: FMCSA amends part 393 of the Federal motor carrier safety regulations concerning parts and accessories necessary for safe operation in response to a petition for rulemaking filed by JHT Holdings, Inc. The petitioner requested that the previous provision excepting driveaway-towaway operations from supplying each power unit with a fire extinguisher be reinstated.

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Regulations Section Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(Just Now) § 383.3 Applicability. § 383.5 Definitions. § 383.21 Number of drivers' licenses. § 383.23 Commercial driver's license. § 383.31 Notification of convictions for driver violations. § 383.33 Notification of driver's license suspensions. § 383.37 Employer responsibilities. § 383.51 Disqualification of drivers. § 383.71 Driver application and certification procedures.

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Regulations Section Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(Just Now) U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. 1200 NEW JERSEY AVENUE, SE. WASHINGTON, DC 20590. 855-368-4200

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Regulations Section Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(Just Now) Question 1: Must an operator of a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) (as defined in §383.5), who holds a CDL, notify his/her current employer of a conviction for violating a State or local (non-parking) traffic law in any type of vehicle, as required by §383.31(b), even though the conviction is under appeal?. Guidance: Yes.The taking of an appeal does not vacate or annul the conviction, nor does

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Regulations Section Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(1 days ago) A firefighter in the State would not be required under Federal law to be tested for drugs and alcohol regardless of the type of license which the employer required as a condition of employment or the driver actually obtained. It is the Federal requirement to obtain a CDL, nonexistent in the State, that entails drug and alcohol testing, not the

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Regulations Section Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(Just Now) § 393.11 Lamps and reflective devices. § 393.17 Lamps and reflectors—combinations in driveaway-towaway operation. § 393.24 Requirements for head lamps, auxiliary driving lamps and front fog lamps. § 393.25 Requirements for lamps other than head lamps. § 393.28 Wiring systems. § 393.40 Required brake systems. § 393.41 Parking brake system. § 393.42 Brakes required on all wheels.

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Law Enforcement Information FMCSA

(8 days ago) Law enforcement and roadside inspectors will verify a motor carrier or driver’s participation in the program by querying the carrier’s USDOT number or a driver’s commercial driver’s license in the Query Central system. A driver entered into the program may only drive for the approved carrier to which he/she is assigned.

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Regulations Section Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(4 days ago) Guidance: The Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs) apply to motor carriers in intrastate commerce only if they transport hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, flammable cryogenic liquids in portable tanks and cargo tanks, and marine pollutants (as those terms are defined in the HMRs) (see 49 CFR 171.1 (a) (3)).

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A commercial motor vehicle operator is involved in an

(6 days ago) The commercial motor vehicle driver does not receive a citation under State or local law for a moving traffic violation arising from the accident. How long after the accident is the employer required to attempt to have the driver subjected to post-accident testing?

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Regulations Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(9 days ago) The Agencies also amend their regulations to implement new driver disqualification sanctions for drivers of CMVs who fail to comply with this Federal restriction and new driver disqualification sanctions for commercial driver's license (CDL) holders who have multiple convictions for violating a State or local law or ordinance on motor vehicle

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Commercial Motor Vehicle Awareness Training Guide FMCSA

(5 days ago) The purpose of this awareness training is to provide law enforcement officers with the safety and enforcement information for handling accidents and traffic violations involving CMVs or buses. If there are any questions, law enforcement officers should always refer to department policy and take appropriate action.

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Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) FMCSA

(8 days ago) The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a set of comprehensive national prerequisite training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus drivers seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL).

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Regulations Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(6 days ago) Summary: FMCSA requests public comment on an application for exemption from the International Window Film Association (IWFA) to allow the use of certain glazing in the windows that does not meet the light transmission requirements specified in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). Section 393.60(d) of the FMCSRs currently permits windshields and to the immediate right and left

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Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Regulations FMCSA

(3 days ago) CFR Title 49 Parts 392 and 383. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) address highway-rail grade crossing safety in Part 392 and Part 383 . Part 392 applies to drivers of all types of commercial motor vehicles. It was included in the very first FMCSRs, issued in 1936. Part 383 applies to drivers required to hold a CDL.

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Electronic Logging Devices FMCSA

(1 days ago) NOTE: The information provided on this website is to help promote understanding of and compliance with the ELD rule - it is not a substitute for the specific requirements documented in the rule.

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Protect Your Move FMCSA

(9 days ago) Moving to a new home is a significant event that is often stressful, and the U.S. Government, in partnership with the moving industry, law enforcement and consumer groups, is arming consumers with the information they need to protect themselves against one of the most stressful situations that can plague a household move: being taken advantage of by a dishonest or rogue mover.

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The Motor Carrier Safety Planner

(3 days ago) The only occasion where either is permissible is when drivers are communicating with law enforcement officials or other emergency services. Penalties for texting or using a hand-held mobile phone can reach $2,750, as adjusted for inflation, for drivers and $11,000, as adjusted for inflation, for employers who allow or require drivers to text or

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Regulations Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(6 days ago) Summary: FMCSA amends the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to allow the use of automatic hydraulic inertia brake systems (surge brakes) on trailers when the ratios of gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) for the towing-vehicle and trailer are within certain limits. A surge brake is a self-contained permanently closed hydraulic brake system activated in response to the braking action of

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Regulations Section Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(Just Now) § 392.3 Ill or fatigued operator. § 392.5 Alcohol prohibition. § 392.6 Schedules to conform with speed limits. § 392.9 Inspection of cargo, cargo securement devices and systems. § 392.10 Railroad grade crossings; stopping required. § 392.14 Hazardous conditions; extreme caution. § 392.16 Use of seat belts. § 392.60 Unauthorized persons not to be transported.

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General Information about the ELD Rule FMCSA

(9 days ago) A1. The ELD rule: Requires ELD use by commercial drivers who are required to prepare hours-of-service (HOS) records of duty status (RODS). Sets ELD performance and design standards, and requires ELDs to be certified and registered with FMCSA. Establishes what supporting documents drivers and carriers are required to keep.

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Drug Interdiction Assistance Program

(2 days ago) Training is provided to Law Enforcement Agencies free of charge. Hosting agencies and trainees will not be asked to pay an instructor honorarium or any other fee associated with approved training. Once again, the DIA Program provides Certified Instructors and training materials at no cost to the Host or Trainee.

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Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Regulations FMCSA

(4 days ago) Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Regulations. In support of the mission of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to improve truck and bus safety on our nation's highways, the Agency enforces rules and regulations designed specifically to govern the movement of Hazardous Materials (HM). How to Comply with Federal HM Regulations.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS RELATING TO FMCSA …

(5 days ago) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS RELATING TO FMCSA EMERGENCY DECLARATION - October 19, 2021. COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Consolidated FAQs - 10-19-2021.pdf. Note: This guidance document does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the public in any way. This guidance is intended only to provide clarity regarding existing

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Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

(1 days ago) The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that gives employers, the FMCSA, State Driver Licensing Agencies (SDLAs), and State law enforcement personnel real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program violations.An act of Congress directed the Secretary of Transportation to establish the Clearinghouse.

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The Motor Carrier Safety Planner

(8 days ago) Law enforcement officials use the information in the SMS to help determine whether additional action is required when they encounter a CMV during a traffic stop. If a carrier believes data in the SMS is incorrect, it can request a data review using FMCSA’s DataQs process. Interventions Process

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The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Rule

(3 days ago) the first phase of the ELD rule, law enforcement can review a driver’s hours of service by viewing the ELD’s display screen or from an ELD printout. Title: The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Rule Author: USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Subject:

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Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC Factsheet

(5 days ago) driving for their motor carriers is not just important for safety – it’s the law. Motor carriers should educate their drivers about how to comply with the FMCSRs and how it impacts the carrier’s percentile rank in the Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC. Motor carriers should know they are accountable for the safety performance of their

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Frequently Asked Questions: Crash Preventability FMCSA

(5 days ago) Any intentionally false or misleading statement, representation, or document that is provided in support of an RDR may result in prosecution for a violation of Federal law punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000.00 or imprisonment for not more than 5 years, or both (18 USC 1001).

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COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY BELT PARTNERSHIP

(9 days ago) represents law enforcement and industry organizations dedicated to truck and bus safety and security. Too many truck and bus drivers are being killed because they are not buckling up. It is the single most important safety device in protecting vehicle occupants. We are encouraging our members to educate drivers and motor carriers and to

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Commercial Drivers License Manual: Section 2.15, Railroad

(Just Now) Commercial Drivers License Manual: Section 2.15, Railroad-Highway Crossings 2.15 – Railroad-highway Crossings Railroad-highway grade crossings are a special …

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Education-Related Transportation FMCSA

(Just Now) Note: Nothing in this “Tip Sheet” document affects the rights and duties of any person under applicable provisions of law and regulation. This Tip Sheet is not intended, and should not be construed, to create any right, benefit, claim or defense, whether substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by a party against the United States, its

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Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) Grant FMCSA

(2 days ago) The MCSAP is FMCSA's largest grant program that supports State and local law enforcement agencies to utilize over 12,000 enforcement officers to increase enforcement and safety activities nationwide. The FAST Act consolidated several previously stand-alone FMCSA grant programs. The MCSAP grant now includes Basic and Incentive, New Entrant

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Protect Your Move Federal Motor Carrier Safety

(Just Now) The Household Goods Program. Moving to a new home is a significant event that is often stressful, and the U.S. Government, in partnership with the moving industry, law enforcement and consumer groups, is arming consumers with the information they need to protect themselves against one of the most stressful situations that can plague a household move: being taken advantage of by a dishonest or

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MINIMUM TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR Entry-Level …

(3 days ago) What is the Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) final rule? 3 Set a Federal standard for mandatory training of entry-level drivers Establishes minimum requirements entry-level driver training providers

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Truck and Bus Traffic Enforcement Federal Motor Carrier

(Just Now) However, law enforcement officers assigned with traffic enforcement responsibilities are often reluctant to conduct a vehicle stop of a truck or bus. This reluctance is grounded in both a lack of knowledge and skills related to these types of vehicle stops and a level of comfort which often comes with experience.

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FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

(Just Now) and State law enforcement personnel real-time information about CDL driver drug and alcohol program violations, thereby enhancing safety on our Nation’s roadways. An act of Congress directed the Secretary of Transportation to establish the Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse contains information about drivers with commercial driver’s licenses (CDL

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Does the 30-minute break have to be consecutive

(2 days ago) Question 17. Q: Does the 30-minute break have to be consecutive? A: Yes. But, drivers may use different non-driving statuses (off-duty, sleeper berth, or on-duty not driving) to add up to the 30-consecutive minutes. For example, a driver could use 10 minutes of off-duty time, followed by 20 minutes to fuel the truck and fill out paperwork (on

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