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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

FMCSA Sets June 8 Deadline for Additional Comments on HOS Rule

Four additional sleep studies released by the FMCSA on Friday will delay the issuance of the Final Rule, which was scheduled July 26 2011.

To submit comments:

Online, go to 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.

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

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