FMCSA to tackle HOS for motorcoach drivers

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Updated Dec 29, 2011

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it will hold a public listening session to solicit information, concepts, ideas and information on hours-of-service requirements for motorcoach drivers. The agency would like to know what factors, issues and data may be pertinent as it considers development of a rulemaking on these requirements.

The session will allow interested persons to present comments, views and relevant new research. This listening session will be recorded, and a transcript of the public meeting will be placed in the docket for FMCSA’s consideration, as well as all comments submitted during the session. The listening session will also be webcast via the Internet.

The listening session will be held on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, Texas, from 10 a.m. until noon CT and from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. CT, or earlier, if all participants wishing to express their views have done so.