United States

United States Regulatory Information

IVODGA actively monitors the US Department of Transportation Regulations, and submits comments and petitions as appropriate for the membership.

Federal Register - http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR

PHMSA - http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat

FRA - http://www.fra.dot.gov/

OSHA - http://www.osha.gov/

US Coast Guard - http://www.uscgnews.com/go/site/4007/

DOT - http://www.dot.gov/

FMCSA - http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

U.S. Postal Service - https://www.usps.com/


PHMSA Enforcement Policy Notice Regarding Hazardous Materials Training. PHMSA continues to monitor the effects the COVID-19 outbreak is having on regulated hazardous materials entities.  As a result, PHMSA decided to temporarily halt enforcement actions against shippers and carriers that are unable to comply with training requirements included in the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).  The Notice is limited to recurrent training requirements and does not apply to all other HMR obligations or applicable laws for hazardous materials offers and carriers. Read here (March 25, 2020 – PHMSA)