March 31, 2016: (FR) (HM-253): Final Rule on Reverse Logistics and Hazardous Materials

The final rule regarding the reverse logistics of certain hazardous materials being transported by road will be effective as of March 31, 2016. As part of the final rule, the HMR will be adjusted to include a definition of reverse logistics with provisions for the transportation of hazardous materials. The current exceptions relating to the transportation of used automobile batteries between retail facilities and recycling centers will also be expanded as a result of the final rule.

Docket No. PHMSA–2011–0143 (HM–253)