CVSA Submits Comments on Proposed Federal Appeals Process for RDRs

On Nov. 13, CVSA  in response to FMCSA’s notice and request for comments regarding the agency’s proposal to develop and implement a federal appeals process for Requests for Data Review (RDRs) submitted to the agency through the DataQs system. CVSA voiced support for FMCSA’s proposal to establish new guidelines for the review of RDR reconsiderations, specifically the requirement that the state ensure a reconsideration request be reviewed by an individual other than the person who originally reviewed and denied the RDRs. However, CVSA also shared concerns with the federal review panel concept proposed by FMCSA.