CVSA submitted a petition to FMCSA requesting that the agency amend Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations § 389.603, Training for supervisors, to require controlled substances training for company supervisors be recurrent every three years.
Letters, Petitions and Comments
Comments on KRD Hours-of-Service Exemption Request
CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA on an exemption request from Kimble Recycling and Disposal (KRD) for an exemption from the short-haul hours-of-service requirement that drivers return to their work reporting location within 12 hours.
Comments to NHTSA on ICR on FARS
CVSA submitted comments to NHTSA’s request for comments on an information collection request (ICR) on the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), published on April 25, 2019.
Letter to FMCSA and CCMTA on Shipper Responsibility of Cargo Securement
CVSA sent a letter to FMCSA and CCMTA on the issue of shipper responsibly in cargo securement.
Comments to U.S. DOT on Regulatory Guidance Review
CVSA submitted comments to the U.S. DOT’s request for comments on the review of regulatory guidance.
Comments to FMCSA on CDL Guidance Update
CVSA submitted comments on FMCSA’s proposed update to the commercial driver’s license (CDL) regulatory guidance.
Comments on PJH Hours-of-Service Exemption Request
CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA in opposition to an exemption request from PJ Helicopter for an exemption from various hours-of-service requirements.
Letter to HDMA and TTMA on SAE J2899 Brake Adjustment Limit for Air Brake Actuators
CVSA sent a letter to HDMA and TTMA asking them to encourage the use of the SAE J2899 brake adjustment limits for brake actuators, a new standard for marking air brake chambers with pushrod stroke ratings and adjustment limits.
Petition to FMCSA and NHTSA on Rear Impact Guard Label
CVSA submitted petitions to FMCSA and NHTSA to remove the labeling requirement on rear impact guards.
Comments to the Department of Agriculture Listening Session on Implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill Provisions on Hemp
CVSA submitted comments to a listening session on the implementation of the hemp provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill hosted by the Agricultural Marketing Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Comments on Joint Livestock and Insect Industry Exemption Request
CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA in opposition to a joint hours-of-service exemption application from several agricultural associations.
Comments on NPRM to Update the Incorporation by Reference of the CVSA Level VI OOSC
CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA supporting 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 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.”
Comments on AAR and ASLRRA Hours-of-Service Exemption Request
CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA in opposition to a joint exemption request from AAR and ASLRRA for exemption from the 14-hour on-duty period, required 10 hours off-duty period, 30-minute rest break and the maximum of 60/70 hours on duty in a 7/8-day work week requirement.
Comments on NSEC Hours-of-Service Exemption Request
CVSA submitted comments to FMCSA in opposition to an exemption request from North Shore Environmental Construction Inc. for exemption from the 14-hour on-duty period.
Comments on ABA and IDFA Hours-of-Service Exemption Request
CVSA submitted comments to the FMCSA in opposition to a joint exemption request from the American Bakers Association (ABA) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) for exemption from various hours-of-service requirements.