Contributors to the Hours-of-Service (HOS) Online Comment & Question Forum should note the following:

  • All comments and questions submitted to this online forum will be collected by FMCSA and posted without change to the regulatory docket.
  • However, FMCSA will review all comments and questions against the Terms of Participation (see left column below the forum) before posting to this public online forum. As a result, there will be some delay before submitted comments appear on the public forum.  Any violation of the Terms of Participation will result in your comment not being posted.
  • FMCSA will not respond to every comment or question submitted to this online forum. Instead FMCSA will selectively respond to comments or questions which require correction or clarification.
  • This online forum is independent of the HOS listening session and Webcast. If you want to submit a comment or question to the listening session participants, please send an email to [email protected]. Your comment or question will be read out loud during the listening session.
  • If you want more information about the current HOS regulations or to submit a private comment or question, please send an email to [email protected]. You will receive a response after the conclusion of this online forum.
  • If you need technical assistance with the online forum, please consult Technical Support.
  • This online forum will open at 12 p.m. EST on February 17, 2011, and close at midnight EST.
  • The deadline for submitting comments to the HOS proposed rulemaking (published on December 29, 2010) is March 4, 2011. For more details about how to submit comments, visit the FMCSA Web site.