2011 Regulatory Comments

Advocates submitted a total of 29 regulatory comments in 2011.


December 9, 2011 - FMCSA; Request for comments on results of the pre-authorization safety audit (PASA) of trucking company Moises Alvarez Perez for participation in the Pilot Program on NAFTA Trucking Provisions.
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December 8, 2011 -  NHTSA; Request for comments on report, "Crash Prevention Effectiveness of light-Vehicle Electronic Stability Control: An Update of the 2007 NHTSA Evaluation."
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November 2, 2011 - Western Pilot Service, Application for exemption from the 70-hours in 8 day work week limit of the Hours-of-Service regulation for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
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September 26, 2011 - FMCSA; Request for comments on results of the pre-authorization safety audit (PASA) of trucking company Transportes Olympic De Mexico for participation in the pilot Program on NAFTA Trucking Provisions.
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September 22, 2011 - FMCSA; Request for comments on results of the pre-authorization safety audit (PASA) of trucking company Grupo Behr De Baja California for participation in the Pilot Program on NAFTA Trucking Provisions.
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September 6, 2011 - Tesla Motors; Application for an exemption from the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 126, Electronic Stability Control Systems.
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August 25, 2011 - Spyker Automobielen; Application for an exemption from the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 126, Electronic Stability Control Systems.
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July 29, 2011 - FMCSA; Request for comments on result's of the agency's draft strategic plan entitiled "2011-2016 Strategic Plan: Raising the Bar on Safety."
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July 28, 2011 - American Pyrotechnic Association (APA); Application for exemption from the 14-hour driving window requirement of the Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations.
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July 15, 2011 - Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety; Comments submitted to the public record for the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) forum entitled "Truck and Bus Safety: A Decade of Progress."
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June 30, 2011 - FMCSA; Request for comment on proposed changes to regulatory guidance on the applicability of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to operators of certain farm vehicles and off-road agricultural equipment.
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June 28, 2011 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on prohibiting the use of hand-held mobile telephones while operating a truck or bus hauling hazardous materials.
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June 8, 2011 - Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety; Petition for reconsideration of FMCSA final rules revising the commercial driver's license (CDL) testing requirements and establishing commercial learner's permit.
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May 23, 2011 - FMCSA; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on requiring the use of electronic on board recorders (EOBRs) by all commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers required to maintain Records of Duty Status (RODS).
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May 16, 2011 - FMCSA; Request for comments on a proposed information collection requirement for verification of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver medical examinations.
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May 13, 2011 - FMSCA; Request for comment on the proposed  Pilot Program on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Long Haul Trucking Provisions.
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May 11, 2011 - Morgan motor Company; Application for renewal of an exemption from the advanced airbag requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, Occupant Crash Protection.
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May 11, 2011 - Koenigsegg Automotive; Application for renewal of an exemption from the advanced airbag requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 28, Occupant Crash Protection.
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May 6, 2011 - Spyker Automobielen; Application for extension of an exemption from certain advanced airbag requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, Occupant Crash Protection.
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April 27, 2011 - PHMSA; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs) to prohibit the transportation of flammable liquids in unprotected external product piping on DOT specification cargo tank motor vehicles.
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April 26, 2011 - NHTSA; Request for comments on proposed consumer information program to distribute vehicle child information to child care providers. 
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March 23, 2011 - FMCSA; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on prohibiting commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) from crossing highway-rail grade crossings unless sufficient space is available beyond the crossing such that the vehicle will not be required to stop within the crossing itself.
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March 14, 2011 -  Innovative Electronics; Application for exemption from portions of sections 48, Brakes to be operative, and 49, Control valves for brakes, from Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 393, Parts and accessories necessary for safe operation.
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March  8, 2011 - NHTSA; Request for comments on report, "The Effectiveness of Underride Guards for Heavy Trailers."
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March 8, 2011 - NHTSA; Request for comments on report, "Booster Seat Effectiveness Estimates Based on CDS and State Data."
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March 4, 2011 - FMCSA; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on revised Hours-of-Service (HOS) for operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).
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March 3, 2011 - Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety; Petition for reconsideration of final rule issued by NHTSA establishing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 226, Ejection Mitigation.
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February 22, 2011 - FMCSA; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on prohibiting the use of hand-held mobile telephones while operating a truck or bus in interstate commerce.
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February 7, 2011 - NHTSA; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on improving rear visibility by amending Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 111, Rear Visibility.
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