FMCSA proposes decrease in 2020 UCR fees
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a decrease in Unified Carrier Registration fees for trucking companies, brokers and freight forwarders in 2020 and beyond.- According to the article in overdriveonline.com and its author Matt Cole
In a notice of proposed rulemaking set to be published in the Federal Register Tuesday, Aug. 27, FMCSA proposes a fee reduction of 12.82% below the 2018 registration fee levels for 2020 “to ensure that fee revenues do not exceed the statutory maximum, and to reduce the excess funds held in the depository.” The proposed fees for 2021 would be reduced from the 2018 level by approximately 4.19%, the agency adds. – Cole also wrote in his article.
Carriers with one or two trucks paid $69 in 2018 and $62 in 2019. Under the new proposal, these companies would pay $60 for their 2020 UCR fees.
Here are the fees for the next two years, compared to previous fees:
Comments will be accepted for 10 days on FMCSA’s proposed UCR fee changes. Those interested can make comments by searching Docket No. FMCSA-2019-0066 at www.regulations.gov when the notice is published in the Federal RegisterTuesday.
Read the full article HERE
Source and credits: overdriveonline.com / Matt Cole and Mario Pawlowski / iTrucker