Letters, Petitions and Comments

Response Letter Regarding International Roadcheck

CVSA sent a letter to the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) responding to concerns about proceeding with the rescheduled International Roadcheck enforcement campaign.

Comments on PLCA Hours of Service Exemption Request

CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA on an exemption request from the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) seeking to exempt drivers of its member companies from various hours-of-service requirements.

Letter to Transport Canada and CCMTA on ELD Guidance

CVSA sent a letter to Transport Canada and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) requesting an update on a list of questions that were submitted related to the electronic logging device (ELD) regulations and technical standard.

Coalition Letter Encouraging Preservation of the 5.9 GHz Spectrum

CVSA joined 50 other transportation safety stakeholders in sending a letter to the Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet encouraging continued preservation of the 5.9 GHz spectrum for transportation safety technology.

Comments on Grote Rear Lamp Exemption Request

CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA on an exemption request from Grote Industries LLC to allow motor carriers to operate trailers and van body trucks with amber brake-activated pulsating lamps on the rear of vehicles.

Comments on Pronto Hours-of-Service Exemption Request

CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA on an exemption request from Pronto.ai Inc. to allow drivers operating commercial motor vehicles equipped with the Copilot by Pronto advanced driver assistance system be allowed to drive for 13 hours during a 15-hour on-duty period each day.

Comments on NTTC Rear Lamp Exemption Request

CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA on an exemption request from the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) to allow motor carriers to operate tank trailers with a red or amber brake-activated pulsating lamp on the rear of trailers.

Comments on U.S. DOT AV 4.0

CVSA submitted comments on the “Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies: Automated Vehicles 4.0” (AV 4.0) document published by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Comments on Hemp IFR

CVSA submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service’s interim final rule (IFR) on the production of hemp.

Comments on Harris ELD Exemption Request

CVSA submitted comments to the FMCSA in opposition to an exemption request from Harris Companies Inc. for exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) requirements.

Petition to Update the CVSA Level VI OOSC Incorporation by Reference

CVSA submitted a petition to FMCSA requesting the amendment of the hazardous materials safety permit regulations to update the incorporation by reference of CVSA’s “North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) and Level VI Inspection Procedures and Out-of-Service Criteria for Commercial Highway Vehicles Transporting Transuranics and Highway Route Controlled Quantities of Radioactive Materials as Defined in 49 CFR Part 173.403” to reference the April 1, 2020, edition.