Final Rule

Hours of Service of Railroad Employees; Amended Recordkeeping and Reporting Regulations

  • 27
  • May
  • 2009
DOCKET NUMBER: 2006-26176
SUBJECT: Hours of Service
KEYWORDS: Recordkeeping, Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, RSIA
ABSTRACT: FRA is amending its hours of service recordkeeping and reporting regulations to ensure the creation of records that support compliance with the hours of service laws as amended by the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA of 2008). This regulation will also provide for electronic recordkeeping and reporting, and will require training of employees and supervisors of those employees, who are required to complete hours of service records, or are responsible for making determinations as to excess service and the reporting of excess service to FRA as required by the regulation. This regulation is required by Section 108(f) of the RSIA of 2008.
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