August 20, 2017

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The Selander Law Office, PLLC specializes in providing legal advice to companies with product safety… [more]

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  April, 2006 to present Attorney, Selander Law Office, PLLC Served as counsel for vehicle… [more]

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Welcome to SelanderLaw.com

Stephen Selander retired from General Motors Legal Staff as Senior Counsel in 2002 after 29 years of service. The Selander Law Office, PLLC began in 2006 and specializes in providing legal advice to companies with product safety or pass-by noise issues. Stephen Selander represents clients in investigations and proceedings conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission, (CPSC).

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On August 8, 2017 NHTSA Published a Request for Comments Related to the Paperwork Reduction Act on a New Information Collection Regarding the Use of Crash Avoidance Systems on Commercial Vehicles.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by October 10, 2017 Background: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is assessing the benefits of crash avoidance technologies for heavy trucks that include Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) to prevent fatalities, injuries, and property damage in crashes involving heavy vehicles.  Previous studies have investigated crash problem size, economic cost, and preliminary safety benefits concerning these systems. The underlying … [Read More...]

On August 8, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration Withdrew an ANPRM on Qualifications of Drivers with Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (49 CFR 391)

Conclusion: The Agencies believe that current safety programs and FRA’s rulemaking addressing fatigue risk management are the appropriate avenues to address OSA.  The FMCSA will consider an update to its January 2015 ‘‘Bulletin to Medical Examiners and Training Organizations Regarding Obstructive Sleep Apnea’’ regarding the physical qualifications standard and related advisory criteria concerning respiratory dysfunction, specifically how the standard applies to drivers who may have OSA. The … [Read More...]

On August 8, 2017, The CPSC Published a Final Rule Amending Its FOIA Procedures. (16 CFR 1015)

DATES: The rule is effective on September 7, 2017 SUMMARY: The Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a final rule to update its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rule. The final rule revises the rule to conform to the amendments of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (the 2016 FOIA) to the FOIA. The final rule also reflects changes in Commission procedures; updates Commission contact information, including current methods of submitting requests for records to the Commission; revises … [Read More...]

On August 7, 2017 The CPSC Announced a Public Meeting to Hear Comments on Whether Products Containing Organohalogen Flame Retardants Should be Banned as Hazardous Substances

DATES: The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., September 14, 2017. Requests to make oral presentations and the written text of any oral presentations must be received by the Office of the Secretary not later than 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on August 31, 2017 Additional Information: The CPSC received a petition from Earthjustice and the Consumer Federation of America asking that the CPSC initiate rulemaking to ban products containing Organohalogen Flame Retardants.  Joining in the petition … [Read More...]

On August 7, 2017, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Update its Rulemaking Procedures (49 CFR 389)

DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 6, 2017. SUMMARY: The FMCSA proposes to amend its rulemaking procedures by revising the process for preparing and adopting rules, petitions, and direct final rules. Also, the Agency proposes to add new definitions, and makes general administrative corrections throughout its rulemaking procedures. These proposed actions are authorized under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). … [Read More...]