At the request of the American Association of Railroads, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is extending the comment period while it continues to explore the feasibility of conducting a negotiated rulemaking concerning maintenance of intermodal container chassis and trailers. FMCSA recently hired a convenor to speak to interested parties about the idea of a regulatory negotiation. AAR asked for more time for a working group to determine if a private-sector solution can be developed.
For more information or to view comments, visit this site and search Docket No. 3656.