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Motor Carrier Transportation Division Rulemaking Actions

Proposed Motor Carrier Rules

These proposed rule changes are open for public comment. Please send your written comments to the ODOT Rules Coordinator.

There are no proposed Motor Carrier rules at this time.

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Recently Closed Motor Carrier Rules

These proposals are no longer open for public comment. The Oregon Transportation Commission will consider approval of these proposed changes at its next meeting.

There are no recently closed Motor Carrier rules at this time.

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Recently Adopted Motor Carrier Rules

These rule changes have been adopted approximately in the last six months.

Passenger carriage deregulation

This rulemaking implements Senate Bill 142 to enable public transportation entities to advance and continue their provision of services. Existing private providers will have opportunity to assist in providing contracted passenger carriage services for public transit providers. This will enable disconnected public transit districts in rural Oregon to link and provide a more connected service.

Final Rule Text          Filing Certificate

Rules amended: 740-020-0010, 740-030-0010, 740-035-0010, 740-035-0145, 740-035-0150, 740-035-0165, 740-045-0110, 740-050-0010, 740-050-0020, 740-050-0050, 740-0-0-0060, 740-050-0100, 740-050-0110, 740-050-0120, 740-050-0140, 740-050-0220, 740-050-0230, 740-050-0500, 740-050-0600, 740-050-0610, 740-050-0630, 740-050-0820, 740-050-0830, 740-055-0150, 740-055-0170, 740-055-0190, 740-055-0210, 740-055-0500, 740-300-0040
Rules repealed: 740-035-0160, 740-050-0070, 740-050-0080, 740-050-0090, 740-050-0130, 740-050-0210, 740-050-0270, 740-050-0400, 740-050-0410, 740-050-0430, 740-055-0310
Filed and effective: September 26, 2016

Amendment of federal safety and hazardous materials transportation regulations affecting motor carriers

These rules contain the annual adoption of federal motor carrier safety and hazardous materials transportation regulations. In addition, these rules cover the adoption of international standards related to driver, vehicle and hazardous materials out-of-service violations. The changes are necessary to ensure Oregon's motor carrier safety; hazardous materials; and driver, vehicle and hazardous materials out-of-service requirements are current with national and international standards.

Final Rule Text          Filing Certificate

Rules amended: 740-100-0010, 740-100-0065, 740-100-0070, 740-100-0080, 740-100-0085, 740-100-0090, 740-110-0010
Filed and effective: July 27, 2016

Annual re-adoption of IRP, HVUT and IFTA regulations

These amendments constitute an adoption of the rules of the International Registration Plan (IRP) to the date of January 1, 2016. Title 26 Code of Federal Regulations Part 41 (HVUT) requires the State to confirm proof of payment of the tax, and require proof of payment by the State as a condition of issuing a registration for a highway motor vehicle. The amendment of OAR 740- 740-200-0020 adopts HVUT and amendments with the effective date of January 1, 2016, and ensures Oregon remains current with national commercial motor vehicle registration standards. International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) and associated material are applicable to Oregon-based motor carriers who participate in IFTA as a way to report and pay fuel tax to other jurisdictions. The revision to OAR 740-200-0040 adopts the most recent version of IFTA and associated material as the procedures and guidelines for Oregon-based IFTA participants with the effective date of January 1, 2016 to ensure Oregon remains current with the international IFTA standards.

Final Rule Text          Filing Certificate

Rules amended: 740-200-0010, 740-200-0020, 740-200-0040
Filed and effective: July 27, 2016

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Published Motor Carrier Rules

This link will take you to Chapter 740 Motor Carrier rules on the Secretary of State's web page.

Chapter 734 Motor Carrier rules are in divisions 70 through 79 and 82.

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