The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the establishment of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee to advise the Administrator on the creation and implementation of safety regulations and programs.

The notice also solicits nominations for interested persons in the motor carrier industry as well as for safety advocates and safety enforcement officials to serve on the committee. The committee members will be comprised of up to 20 members who will not be federal employees.

The formation of the committee will fulfill a mandate of SAFETEA-LU.

Nominations must be received by January 4, 2007.

FMCSA has issue the notice on today’s Federal Register.