Regulatory Updates – November 13, 2015

Update on Relevant U.S. Regulations

UCR Board to Meet in December

On November 10, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a notice, announcing that the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Plan Board of Directors will be meeting on December 9, 2015.

PHMSA Suspends SP 8308 for Del-Med, Inc.

On November 6, 2015, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a noticesuspending transportation under the terms set in DOT-SP 8308 for Del-Med, Inc. The suspension was effective October 21, 2015.

PHMSA Extends Comment Period for ATA Preemption Request

On November 4, 2015, PHMSA issued a notice, extending the comment period for the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) application for a preemption determination concerning the requirements of the New York City Fire Department for a permit to transport certain hazardous materials by motor vehicles through New York City, or for transshipment from New York City, and the fee for the permit. Comments are now due December 4, 2015.

Update on Exemptions

CVSA Active Exemption Tracker

CVSA maintains a list of active exemptions issued by FMCSA. Members can access the document by logging into their CVSA member account and clicking on the ‘Exemptions Tracker’ tab at the top of the page.