2014Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
May 5FMCSA-2010-016749 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 386 Rules of practice for motor carrier, intermodal equipment provider, broker, freight forwarder, and hazardous materials proceedings; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversIIHS supports proposes requirement for all motor carriers required to maintain records of duty status to use electronic logging devices to monitor drivers’ compliance with the hours-of-service rule
2012Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 17NHTSA-2012-006549 CFR 571.136 Electronic stability control systems for heavy vehiclesIIHS supports proposed new federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control systems on heavy vehicles including truck tractors and buses
2011Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 21FMCSA-2010-016749 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversIIHS supports proposed amendment to hours-of-service rule requiring all motor carriers who maintain records of duty status to use electronic onboard recorders to document driver compliance
March 4FMCSA-2004-1960849 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 386 Rules of practice for motor carrier, intermodal equipment provider, broker, freight forwarder, and hazardous materials proceedings; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversIIHS supports proposed revisions to hours-of-service rule to reduce daily driving limit from 11 to 10 hours with single restart provision
February 28NHTSA 1-11, Notice 149 CFR 571.223 Rear impact guards; 49 CFR 571.224 Rear impact protectionIIHS petitions for upgrade of rear impact standards to improve underride guard test procedures and performance requirements
2010Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 10NHTSA-2010-015049 CFR 571.223 Rear impact guards; 49 CFR 571.224 Rear impact protectionIIHS reviews agency's technical report on the effectiveness of underride guards for heavy trailers
2008Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 19FMCSA-2004-1960849 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversIIHS petitions for reconsideration of final rule allowing commercial motor vehicle drivers to drive and work longer hours
March 6FMCSA-2004-1960849 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversIIHS does not support interim final rule to permit 11 hours of consecutive driving and 34-hour restart provision for commercial truck drivers
2007Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
April 18FMCSA-2004-1894049 CFR 350 Commercial motor carrier safety assistance program; 49 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of drivers; 49 CFR 396 Inspection, repair, and maintenanceMandate for electronic on-board recorders in all large trucks for hours-of-service compliance by commercial truck drivers (comment)
March 27NHTSA-2007-2685149 CFR 390.5 Definitions; 49 CFR 396 Inspection, repair, and maintenanceSupport for petitions requiring devices on large trucks to limit maximum speeds and prohibit owners and operators from adjusting the devices (comment)
2006Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
June 15FMCSA-2005-2315149 CFR 391 Qualifications of drivers and longer combination vehicle (LCV) driver instructorsProposed amendment to medical qualifications standards to allow commercial truck drivers with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to operate in interstate commerce (comment)
April 14NHTSA-2005-2146249 CFR 571.121 Air brake systemsProposed 30 percent reduction in required stopping distances for air-braked truck tractors (comment)
2005Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 18FMCSA-2004-18940, FMCSA-2004-1728649 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversInstitute study of hours-of-service compliance by long-distance commercial truck drivers and the need for electronic on-board recorders (comment)
September 23FMCSA-2004-1960849 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversIIHS petitions for reconsideration of final rule to address truck driver fatigue and enforcement of hours-of-service regulations for drivers of commercial motor vehicles
July 15FMCSA-2005-2133849 CFR 381 Waivers, exemptions, and pilot program; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversExemption of Xora Inc. from design requirements for on-board recording devices to monitor hours of services by commercial truck drivers (comment)
June 15FMCSA-2004-19608, FMCSA-2004-18940, FMCSA-2004-1728649 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversRecommendations from Inspector General Mead for increased enforcement of hours-of-service regulations including requirement for electronic on-board recorders (comment)
March 10FMCSA-2004-1960849 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversInstitute study on effects of hours-of-service rule on truck driver fatigue and and safety including daily driving limits, restart rule, and enforcement (comment)
January 3FMCSA-1998-370649 CFR 379 Preservation of records; 49 CFR 381 Waivers, exemptions, and pilot programs; 49 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversProposed supporting documents required by motor carriers to verify the accuracy of commercial truck drivers' hours of duty status including exemption criteria and requests (comment)
2004Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 8FMCSA-2004-18940, FMCSA-2004-1728649 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversCanadian Trucking Alliance's endorsement of electronic on-board recorders for Canadian hours-of-service compliance (comment)
November 30FMCSA-2004-18940, FMCSA-2004-1728649 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversUse of electronic on-board recorders for hours-of-service compliance including capabilities, costs and benefits, and enforcement (comment)
January 12FMCSA-2003-1581849 CFR 381 Waivers, exemptions, and pilot programs; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversExemption of Werner Enterprises to pilot test global positioning system technology to monitor and document drivers' hours of service (comment)
2003Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
May 23FMCSA-2002-1233449 CFR 383 Commercial driver's license standards, requirements and penaltiesInquiries concerning graduated commercial driver's licensing; qualifications, testing, and licensing standards (comment)
2002Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 15FMCSA-2002-1165049 CFR 177 Carriage by public highway; 49 CFR 397 Transportation of hazardous materials, driving and parking rulesProposed security requirements for motor carriers transporting hazardous materials including use of automated tamper-resistant on-board recorders (comment)
June 7FMCSA-1997-235049 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversComparison of hours-of-service rules for commercial drivers operating in the European Union and the United States and use of digital tachographs to monitor hours-of-service compliance (comment)
February 26FMCSA-2001-9688, FMCSA-1997-235049 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversUse of electronic onboard recorders to collect information required for record of duty status for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (comment)
2001Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 25FMCSA-2001-970949 CFR 350 Commercial motor carrier safety assistance program; 49 CFR 383 Commercial driver's license standards, requirements and penalties; 49 CFR 384 State compliance with commercial driver's license programProposed changes to commercial driver's license program including disqualification of drivers who have committed serious traffic violations in private or commercial vehicles (comment)
October 1FMCSA-2001-980049 CFR 381 Waivers, exemptions, and pilot programs; 49 CFR 383 Commercial driver's license standards, requirements and penalties; 49 CFR 391 Qualifications of drivers and longer combination vehicle (LCV) driver instructorsProposed exemption for certain insulin-using diabetic truck drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles provided adequate testing of blood-glucose levels and reporting of hypoglycemic events (comment)
July 2FMCSA-1998-3298, FMCSA-1998-329949 CFR 365 Rules governing applications for operating authority; 49 CFR 368 Application for a certificate of registration to operate in municipalities in the United States on the United States-Mexico international border or within the commercial zones of such municipalities; 49 CFR 382 Controlled substances and alcohol use and testing; 49 CFR 383 Commercial driver's license standards, requirements and penalties; 49 CFR 385 Safety fitness proceduresProposed changes to regulations governing applications by Mexican carriers to operate beyond municipalities and commercial zones at the United States-Mexico border including adequate inspection program, equipment and driver violations, and subsequent crash risk (comment)
May 21FMCSA-2000-841049 CFR 381 Waivers, exemptions, and pilot programs; 49 CFR 383 Commercial driver's license standards, requirements and penalties; 49 CFR 391 Qualifications of drivers and longer combination vehicle (LCV) driver instructorsProposed pilot program to allow carefully selected, screened, trained, and monitored truck drivers ages 18-21 to operate in interstate commerce (comment)
January 19FMCSA-1997-235049 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversResults from national public opinion survey on trucks and highway safety including support for electronic data recorders to monitor driving hours of commercial truck drivers (comment)
2000Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 15FMCSA-1997-235049 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversRevision of agency's cost estimates to reflect availability of inexpensive automated recording devices that meet proposed specifications (comment)
August 4FMCSA-1997-235049 CFR 385 Safety fitness procedures; 49 CFR 390 Federal motor carrier safety regulations, general; 49 CFR 395 Hours of service of driversOpposition to some aspects of proposed hour-of service rules including fatigued-impaired driving, tamper-resistant automated recording, and required work-limit and off-duty times (comment)
1999Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
September 15FHWA-1999-594249 CFR 383 Commercial driver's license standards, requirements and penaltiesProposed survey for graduated commercial driver's licensing system (comment)
2009CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
May 18U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer ProtectionStephen L. OeschEmerging vehicle safety issues
2007CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
May 1U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and SecurityAnne T. McCarttRequiring electronic on-board recorders in large trucks
March 12FMCSAAnne T. McCarttElectronic On-Board Recorders for Documenting Hours of Service
2006Topic
July 03Brief objecting to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's permitting drivers of commercial motor vehicles to drive up to 11 hours a day and allowing them to restart their weekly hours-of-service after 34 hours off duty
2003Topic
December 11Brief objecting to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's 2003 final rule on hours-of-service for drivers of commercial motor vehicles