On June 5, 2012, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a notice of regulatory guidance and request for public comment regarding changes to its interpretations for 49 CFR 395.1(d)(1) and 395.1(d)(2),
Re: Docket PHMSA-2011-0143: Hazardous Materials, Reverse Logistics (HM-253)
Docket No. FMCSA-2012-0183: Hours of Service of Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles; Regulatory Guidance for Oilfield Exception
The trucking industry is essential to freight transportation and the nation’s economy. We deliver virtually all of the consumer goods in the United States, and employ nearly 7 million Americans in trucking-related jobs.
My name is Bill Graves, and I am the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Trucking Associations. Prior to joining ATA, I spent 22 years in Public service in the State of Kansas, highlighted by two terms as Governor. However, it’s my trucking heritage, and not my political history, that I am representing today...