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Publishing FMCSA in the Federal Register

The proposed rulemaking was announced Dec. 23 and was published in the Federal Register Wednesday by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Comments may be submitted online, by mail, fax or in person. Comments will be accepted through Feb. 28, 2001.

To submit comments online, go to www.regulations.gov and click on the ‘‘submit a comment’’ box, which will then become highlighted in blue.

In the ‘‘Document Type’’ drop down menu, select ‘‘Proposed Rules,’’ insert ‘‘FMCSA–2004–19608’’ in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ When the new screen appears, click on ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’column.

  • Fax comments to (202) 493-2251. 
  • Mail comments to Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590–0001. 
  • Hand deliver comments to the same address as the mailed comments between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. The telephone number is (202) 366–9329.

The FMCSA recommends that comments include the name of the commenter and a mailing address, an e-mail address or a phone number in the body of the document so that FMCSA can make contact if there are questions regarding the submission.

If comments are submitted by mail or hand delivered, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 8 1/2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing.

If comments are submitted by mail and the sender would like to know that they reached the facility, enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope.

All comments received will be posted without change to www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information provided.

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