Regulatory Updates

Click on the headings below to view the full regulatory update for that date.

  • Regulatory Update – Dec. 8, 2017

    On Dec. 7, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the renewal of the Medical Review Board’s charter…

  • Regulatory Update – Nov. 27, 2017

    On Nov. 27, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a notice seeking comment on the agency’s plan to conduct a survey…

  • Regulatory Update – Nov. 13, 2017

    On Nov. 3, 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a notice reopening the comment period for the department’s regulatory review initiative…

  • Regulatory Update – Oct. 27, 2017

    On Oct. 25, 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a request for comment on the agency’s “Traffic Records Program Assessment Advisory”…

  • Regulatory Update – Oct. 13, 2017

    On Oct. 11, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) published updates on special permit applications..

  • Regulatory Update – Sept. 29, 2017

    On Sept. 28, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a notice and request for comments…

  • Regulatory Update – Sept. 15, 2017

    On Sept. 15, 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published revised voluntary guidance on autonomous vehicles…

  • Regulatory Update – Sept. 4, 2017

    On Aug. 28, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a public meeting to discuss the results of the National Academy of Sciences report…

  • Regulatory Update – Aug. 18, 2017

    On Aug. 8, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), together with the Federal Railroad Administration, published a joint notice withdrawing…

  • Regulatory Update – Aug. 4, 2017

    On Aug. 4, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) published updates on special permit applications…

  • Regulatory Updates – July 21, 2017

    On July 11, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published updates on special permit applications…

  • Regulatory Updates – July 7, 2017

    On July 7, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a notice and request for comment regarding the agency’s intent to seek an extension…

  • Regulatory Updates – June 23, 2017

    On June 16 and 21, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published updates on special permit applications…

  • Regulatory Updates – June 9, 2017

    On June 6, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a pilot program allowing a limited number of drivers to split their sleeper berth time within…

  • Regulatory Updates – May 26, 2017

    On May 26, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) taking place in…

  • Regulatory Updates – May 12, 2017

    On May 10, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the third Household Goods (HHG) Working Group Meeting will take place June 27-29…

  • Regulatory Update – April 28, 2017

    On April 24, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a revised safety notice advising the public against using DOT-39 cylinders…

  • Regulatory Updates – April 14, 2017

    On April 14, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a public listening session to solicit information on issues related to…

  • Regulatory Updates – March 31, 2017

    On March 30, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a final rule to amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)…

  • Regulatory Updates – March 17, 2017

    On March 16, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a notice of its plan to submit an information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management…

  • Regulatory Updates – March 3, 2017

    On March 3, 2017, FMCSA announced that the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Board of Directors will meet on March 14, 2017…

  • Regulatory Updates – Feb. 16, 2017

    On Feb. 8, 2017, Public Citizen, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the AFL-CIO filed a lawsuit challenging President Trump’s Executive Order, “Reducing Regulation…

  • Regulatory Updates – Feb. 3, 2017

    On Feb. 1, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a notice delaying the effective date for a final rule creating minimum entry-level driver…

  • Regulatory Updates – Jan. 20, 2017

    On Jan. 18, 2017, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to establish vapor…

  • Regulatory Updates – Jan. 6, 2017

    On Dec. 30, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a notice of its plan to submit an information collection request (ICR) to the…