Update on Relevant Canadian Regulations
Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec and Yukon Publish ELD Enforcement Strategies
Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec and Yukon published their respective enforcement plans for the implementation of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. Canada’s ELD mandate is scheduled to go into effect on June 12. Transport Canada has announced a progressive enforcement period once the mandate goes into effect. The enforcement plans outline how each province intends to approach the progressive enforcement period.
Update on Relevant U.S. Regulations
PHMSA Publishes Updates on Special Permits
On June 7, 2021, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published updates on special permit applications:
- List of Applications for Special Permits – Comments are due by July 7.
- List of Applications for Modification of Special Permits – Comments are due by June 22.
- Notice of Actions on Special Permit Applications – Comments are due by July 7.
NHTSA Submits ICR for State Crash Data Collection
On June 1, 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) submitted an information collection request (ICR) to collect motor vehicle crash data from states to be housed in one database. Motor vehicle crash data would be transferred by electronic means to reduce the current burden of manual entry. Comments are due by Aug. 2.
Update on Exemptions
CVSA Active Exemption Tracker
CVSA maintains a list of active exemptions issued by FMCSA. The exemption tracker can be found at www.cvsa.org under the “Inspections” tab at the top of the page.