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Automated Driving Systems Public Comment Deadline

This nonrulemaking ANPRM request for comments is concerning Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) which may be a barrier to the safe testing and deployment of ADS-Equipped CMVs on public roads.

Comments must be received by July 29, 2019.

Comments may be made electronically at the following link: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=FMCSA-2018-0037

Access a complete how-to guide which outlines each of the questions that FMCSA is seeking comments at the following link: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5ab0205e4cde7a7c70e79e67/t/5cf2dcd672378e0001de751e/1559420120128/Public+Comments+101+-+FMCSA-2018-0037.pdf

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Under 21 Pilot Project Public Comment Deadline

This nonrulemaking notice and request for comments on a possible second pilot program to allow non-military drivers aged 18, 19, and 20 to operate CMVs in interstate commerce. FMCSA requests comments on the training, qualifications, driving limitations, and vehicle safety systems that FMCSA should consider in developing options or approaches for a second pilot program for younger drivers.

Comments must be received by August 14, 2019. *This comment period has been extended from its original deadline*

Comments may be made electronically at the following link: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FMCSA-2018-0346-0001

Access a complete how-to guide which outlines each of the questions that FMCSA is seeking comments at the following link: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5ab0205e4cde7a7c70e79e67/t/5ce2dfd73ba31000019c76af/1558372312719/Public+Comments+101+-+FMCSA-2018-0346.pdf

Access the federal docket that grants the extension request here:

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9:59 PM21:59

UPS Training Exemption Request Public Comment Deadline

FMCSA announced that it has received an application for exemption from United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) from two provisions in the entry-level driver training (ELDT) final rule published on December 8, 2016. These provisions are the following: (1) The requirement that a driver training instructor have two years' experience and have held a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for two years as set forth in the definitions of behind-the-wheel (BTW) instructor and theory instructor; and (2) the requirement to register each training location for a unique Training Provider Registry (TPR) number. FMCSA requests public comment on the applicant's request for exemption.

Comments must be received by July 19, 2019.

Comments may be made electronically at the following link: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=FMCSA-2019-0139

Access a complete how-to guide which outlines the exemption request: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5ab0205e4cde7a7c70e79e67/t/5d1d0c7fa15cbe00010ffa36/1562184832366/UPS+ELDT+Exemption+Request+Public+Comments+101+-+FMCSA-2019-0139-0003.pdf

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On Air w/ KC Phillips of Sirius XM Road Dog Channel 146

Join TruckerNation Founder, Tony Justice, and Director of Communications, Andrea Marks on All News, All the time. Sirius XM Road Dog Trucking News channel 146 with KC Phillips TODAY from 4-7 EST! 

We will be talking all things public comment and KC will be making a public comment LIVE on air! Phone lines will be open! Be sure to call in with your questions! 

You can access TruckerNation's complete how to guide to each of the current open dockets at the following link: 


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Current Public Comment Opportunities - LIVE on Facebook!

We all have unlimited opportunities to be making public comments. While we are all holding out to make comments on the upcoming HOS proposed regulations we have ample opportunities to be making a difference and having our voices heard on other dockets that are currently open.

Join TruckerNation LIVE tonight at 9p EST (8p CST, 7p MST, 6p PST) to chat about the HOS delay announcement and how you can be using your time wisely in the meantime! Questions are welcomed during the broadcast or you can leave them below!

In anticipation, head over to www.TruckerNation.org and become a member for FREE and make a secure donation. For a donation of $50 or more we will send you a TruckerNation hat and decal!!!!

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2:00 PM14:00

On Air w/ Dan Ronan of Transport Topics

Join TruckerNation's Director of Communications, Andrea Marks, and Transport Topics Sirius XM Host Dan Ronan TODAY to chat about public comment periods! There are some very big issues that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is asking for feedback on, RIGHT NOW! Don't let this opportunity pass you by!

Want to know what is open for comment? Looking for tools? Have questions? Need advice? Give us a call at 888-876-2336! The phone lines will be open!!!

You can also access TruckerNation's Advocacy Toolkit and calendar which shows deadlines at the following links:



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