On June 26 a Federal Register Notice
was published to inform the public that the
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would be providing an opportunity to
observe and participate in Medical Review Board (MRB) deliberations about the possible
revision and the development of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation medical standards,
in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
The meeting will be held from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. on August 31, 2006 at DOT Headquarters, 400
7th Street SW, Washington, DC, Room 2230.
Interested parties who
want to provide comment to the MRB will need to register at the meeting. Oral comment from
11 a.m.–noon with the MRB may be limited depending on how many persons wish to comment.
Comments provided with the MRB present must directly address relevant medical and scientific
issues on the MRB meeting agenda. The MRB will adjourn at 1 p.m.
In addition, the public can
participate in a listening session with FMCSA which will be held from 2 p.m.–5 p.m. at the
same location. Individuals who wish to provide comments at this session will need to register.
Written comments for both the MRB meeting and the Public Listening Session with FMCSA will be
accepted through September 15, 2006.