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Carrier registration system rule clears OMB

| August 15, 2013

A Unified Carrier Registration rule could be made final within a week, as the Office of Management and Budget has cleared the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed rule and sent it back to the agency to become final.

FMCSA said in February when the plan was submitted it would likely publish a rule within a week of OMB clearance. 

The rule is meant to streamline existing registration processes for carriers and be a clearinghouse for information on motor carriers, brokers, freight forwarders and others who must register with the Department of Transportation.

FMCSA says the rule has “total net societal benefits” of $19.5 million. The agency intended to publish the final rule in December of 2012 — following a December 2011 supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking — but ran into issues the delayed issuance.

  • No Reform

    They certainly have an Abundance ofCrooks and Criminal organizations registering with DOT…chameleon Carriers is a way of life there…lots of PAYOLA going on for sure.
    Crooked from top to bottom and they know it.

  • martymarsh

    Government is nothing more than organized crime, everything they do is designed so they get their cut.

  • No Reform

    We have thousands of “logistics” companies in the Southwest…..all run by Spanish Speakers and their “drivers” and im suremost of those people are NOT here is ODD that they are allowed to be registered at ALL in the United States…I would BET they haul for CHEAP and so they are left alone.

  • No Reform

    These “logistics” companies…Jose’s Hauling..etc must hire an owner op who is using a Tax Id number..but who knows how he got it…coz he is an illegal alien….but ya see zillions of them running everywhere in the Southwest and they have their own CB channels too……no driver shortage NOW!!

  • No Reform

    4 states still issue Drivers License to NON CITIZENS…so they can get a CDL……No Driver shortage will ever occurr. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.