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DOT/FHWA RIN: 2125-AD05 Publication ID: Fall 1998 
Title: +Training for Entry-Level Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles 
Abstract: This action is in response to section 4007 of the Motor Carrier Act of 1991 (title IV of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991). The Department has initiated a rulemaking on the need to require training of all entry-level drivers of commercial motor vehicles. The agency has submitted a report to Congress (02/05/96) on the effectiveness of private sector efforts to ensure adequate training of all entry-level drivers. This report included a cost-benefit study of requiring training of entry-level drivers. Public comments have been solicited on the report. This rulemaking action is considered significant because of substantial public interest. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 383   
Legal Authority: PL 102-240, sec 4007   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    12/18/1993 
NPRM  Statutory    12/18/1992 
Other  Statutory  Other deadline is for a report to Congress.  01/18/1994 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  06/21/1993  58 FR 33874   
ANPRM Comment Period End  08/20/1993    
Report to Congress  02/05/1996    
Notice of Availability  04/25/1996  61 FR 18355   
NPRM  01/00/1999    
Additional Information: The report is available through the National Technical Information Service (Order #PB96-141536). For further information, please call 703-487-4650.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Agency Contact:
Ronald Finn
Transportation Specialist
MC-ESS, Office of Safety Programs, 400 Seventh Street SW.,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-0647