27 Jul '17, 6pm

ABA calls on FMCSA to clarify June 16 lease & interchange notice and extend deadline for comments.

Today, the American Bus Association echoes both the Senate and House of Representatives Appropriations Committees’ concern over the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) recent notice to revise lease and interchange rules. On June 16, FMCSA published a notice proposing a response to the motorcoach industry petitions requesting FMCSA to revise the lease and interchange rule. This notice caused confusion in the motorcoach industry because it was not labeled a "notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)" and did not include regulatory language on which the industry could comment on. Both the Senate and House of Representatives Appropriations Committees included language in their respective Department of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill reports calling on FMCSA to address concerns over the lease and interchange rules. “Our industry...

Full article: https://www.buses.org/news/article/aba-calls-on-fmcsa-to-...

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Marine Corps KC-130Ts grounded until further no...

marinecorpstimes.com 27 Jul '17, 10pm

WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps has grounded its fleet of KC-130Ts “out of an abundance of caution” following the events of ...