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Over-the-Road Bus Security and Safety Act of 2002

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Over-the-Road Bus Security and Safety Act of 2002

report (to accompany H.R. 3429) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Written in English

  • Buses -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Bus lines -- Security measures -- United States -- Finance,
  • Buses -- United States -- Safety measures -- Finance

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    Other titlesOver the Road Bus Security and Safety Act of 2002
    SeriesReport / 107th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 107-507
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14527884M

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Get this from a library. Over-the-Road Bus Security and Safety Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.].

PUBLIC LAW –53—AUG. 3, STAT. Sec. Railroad preemption clarification. Subtitle C—Over-the-Road Bus and Trucking Security Sec. Over-the-road bus security assessments and plans. HSA—Homeland Security Act of HTUA—High Threat Urban Area. IED—Improvised Explosive Device. MOU—Memorandum of Understanding.

NSI—Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative. OMB—Office of Management and Budget. OSHA—Occupational Health and Safety Administration. OTRB—Over-the-Road Bus. Summary: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is eliminating an outdated requirement for certain motor vehicle operators to stop periodically to check their tires.

Eliminating this requirement enhances the security of hazardous materials shipments. Remove the exemption of intercity bus drivers from the Fair Labor Standards Act, Over-the-Road Bus Security and Safety Act of 2002 book them to earn overtime pay like many other workers. Establish a national “safe wage” for over-the-road bus operators.

More rigorous enforcement of federal regulations to keep unsafe carriers off the road; Online Resources. Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Guidebook About the ERG.

The Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to manual to help deal with hazmat transportation accidents during the critical first 30 minutes.

Distribution. DOT's goal is to place an ERG in every public emergency service vehicle nationwide. Propose adding a definition for “Over-the-Road Bus (OTRB)” This term, the definition of which is consistent with 6 U.S.C.

(4), is used within other definitions and the scope of this proposed rule relating to over-the-road bus owners. More information can be found in the preamble discussion in section III.F A. Section (h) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of (23 U.S.C. note; Public Law ) established a single axle weight temporary exemption for "over-the-road" and public transit buses operating on the Interstate, raising the single axle weight threshold f lbs.

to 24, lbs. The exemption was to. (5) In addition to the construction and equipment standards set out in subsections (1) and (2), every public passenger vehicle that is an accessible over-the-road bus built after January 1,and that is used to transport persons with physical disabilities shall, at a minimum, conform to CSA standard CSA D, Accessible Over-the-Road.

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