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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AA95 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: Qualifications of Drivers; Diabetes Standard 
Abstract:

This rulemaking action would amend FMCSA´s medical qualification standards to allow drivers with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce without seeking an exemption from the FMCSRs. This action is required by Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 391   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 109-59 (2005), sec. 4129   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Statutory  Initiate change  11/10/2005 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  03/17/2006  71 FR 13801   
ANPRM Comment Period End  06/15/2006 
NPRM  05/04/2015  80 FR 25260   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/06/2015  80 FR 25260   
Final Rule  02/00/2018 
Additional Information: Docket No. FMCSA-2005-23151
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Christine Hydock
Management Analyst
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Ave, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-1220
Fax:202 366-1265
Email: christine.hydock@dot.gov