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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AA08 Publication ID: Spring 2004 
Title: +Minimum Training Requirements for Longer Combination Vehicle (LCV) Operators and LCV Driver-Instructor Requirements 
Abstract: This final rule establishes minimum training requirements for operators of longer combination vehicles and requirements for the instructors who train these operators, as mandated by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA). Section 4007 of ISTEA directed that training for LCV operators include certification of an operator's proficiency by an instructor who has met the requirements established by the Secretary of DOT. This rule is considered significant because of substantial public interest and safety. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 380 and 391   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 31307    PL 102-240, sec 4007(b)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    12/18/1993 
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  01/15/1993  58 FR 4638   
ANPRM Comment Period End  03/16/1993    
NPRM  08/12/2003  68 FR 47890   
NPRM Comment Period End  10/14/2003    
Final Rule  03/30/2004  69 FR 16722   
Final Rule Effective  06/01/2004    
Other/Correction  05/19/2004  69 FR 28846   
Correction Effective Date  06/01/2004    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Agency Contact:
Robert Redmond
Senior Transportation Specialist
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
MC-ESS, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-5014