Business Engine Vehicle Drivers' Hours of Administration.

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December 7, 2009. MCSAC Presentation. 2. Foundation. To begin with Hours of Service (HOS) RulesInterstate Commerce Commission, No. MC-2, 1937Issued initial eight HOS rules. Numerous issues and exchanges like today.By 1939, corrections began because of different protests. . December 7, 2009. MCSAC Presentation.
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Business Motor Vehicle Drivers\' Hours of Service Background Information Tom Yager Chief, FMCSA Driver and Carrier Operations Division MCSAC Presentation

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Background First Hours of Service (HOS) Rules Interstate Commerce Commission, No. MC-2, 1937 Issued initial eight HOS rules. Numerous issues and talks like today. By 1939, updates began because of different complaints. MCSAC Presentation

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Background From ICC 1937 Deliberations: "For quite a while we have had under genuine thought the suitability of having a complete, investigative study made of the circumstances and end results of driver weariness… . We have inferred that it is shrewd to have such a study made.… " MCSAC Presentation

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Background Little central change in business engine vehicle (CMV) hours-of-administration (HOS) directions from 1937 to 2004. 1995 ICC Termination Act required the FHWA/OMC [now FMCSA] to address weakness related engine transporter wellbeing issues. Significant corrections made in 2003 Final Rule (compelling in 2004). MCSAC Presentation

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Background After a DC Circuit case, the 2005 Final Rule re-built up the 2003 amendments (with an adjustment in sleeper-billet arrangements). After a DC Circuit case, the 2007 IFR and 2008 Final Rule rolled out no improvements in administrative dialect. Along these lines, most current arrangements (with the exception of sleeper-compartment) have been in operation for about 6 years. MCSAC Presentation

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Background Court Settlement (October 26, 2009) Public Citizen, et al . v. FMCSA, et al . (D.C. Cir. No. 09-1094). Distribute Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NPRM") as a component of another driver HOS rulemaking continuing. Present the NPRM to [OMB] for audit inside nine months of the date of this Agreement. Distribute a Final Rule in light of the Rulemaking inside 21 months of the date of this Agreement. Spot will consider all remarks with respect to, and proposed changes to, the current driver hours-of-administration controls. MCSAC Presentation

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Hours of Service Over the Years MCSAC Presentation

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Fatigue Physical weariness Muscle shortcoming; absence of quality. A few causes: Illness, drug, substantial physical activity. Mental exhaustion Decreased alertness; tiredness; sluggishness. Diminished condition of consideration. A few causes: Illness, solution, absence of mental incitement, absence of sufficient rest (numerous conceivable reasons), time of day (Circadian beat), physical weakness. MCSAC Presentation

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Contact Information Tom Yager Chief, Driver and Carrier Operations Division Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (202) 366-9220 MCSAC Presentation

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