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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AB22 Publication ID: Spring 2010 
Title: +Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles: Limiting the Use of Wireless Communication Devices 
Abstract: This rulemaking would ban text messaging while operating a commercial motor vehicle. This rulemaking is in response to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-sponsored studies that analyzed safety incidents and distracted drivers. This rulemaking would also address the National Transportation Safety Board´s "Most Wanted List" of safety recommendations. 
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 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 383    49 CFR 384    49 CFR 390    49 CFR 391    49 CFR 392   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 31136, 49 USC 31502   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/00/2010    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Pearlie Robinson
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-4225
Email: mcpsd@dot.gov