PUCO Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Motor Carrier Safety Rules

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Aug. 26, 2020) – Today the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) issued draft rules for public comment regarding motor carrier safety rules for in-state commercial transportation. Comments are due Sept. 18, 2020.

As part of its regular five-year review, the Commission issued proposed rules for public comment. PUCO staff-proposed rules align PUCO safety rules applicable to intrastate motor carriers with federal regulations applicable to motor carriers operating between states. PUCO rules were last aligned with federal safety regulations in July 2018.

The Commission is seeking comments on the proposed changes from interested parties and the public by September 18. The public can provide comments on the “Contact Us” section on the PUCO website. Correspondences should reference case number 19-145-TR-ORD.

A copy of today’s Commission entries and proposed rule changes is available on the PUCO website at www.PUCO.ohio.gov. Click on the link to Docketing Information System (DIS) and search for case 19-145-TR-ORD. More information on the PUCO rulemaking process is available on the PUCO website.

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