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Jan 15, 2016, 12:33 ET

FMCSA Proposes New Rule for Determining Safety Fitness of Motor Carriers

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a rulemaking proposal designed to...

Dec 10, 2015, 08:21 ET

Electronic Logging Devices to be Required Across Commercial Truck and Bus Industries

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the adoption of a Final Rule that will...

Nov 27, 2015, 10:19 ET

FMCSA's Final Rule Prohibits Coercion, Protects Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers From Being Forced to Violate Safety Regulations

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the publication in the Federal...

Nov 19, 2015, 12:58 ET

FMCSA Orders Shutdown of Ohio Trucking Company

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Jefferson, Ohio-based trucking...

Nov 13, 2015, 11:59 ET

FMCSA Declares Minnesota Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Minnesota-licensed truck driver John...

Oct 30, 2015, 15:00 ET

FMCSA Declares Georgia Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Matthew...

Oct 16, 2015, 12:35 ET

FMCSA Declares Louisiana Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Louisiana-licensed truck driver Mark...

Oct 08, 2015, 13:05 ET

FMCSA Releases Additional Analysis on Alternatives for Safety Measurement System

 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today released a Congressionally directed report confirming that the amount of data...

Oct 08, 2015, 13:03 ET

FMCSA Awards $2.3 Million in Grants to Help Train Veterans in Jobs as Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced nearly $2.3 million in grants,...

Oct 01, 2015, 11:18 ET

Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Restart Study Data Collection Concludes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that the Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Driver Restart Study has concluded...

Jul 31, 2015, 15:07 ET

FMCSA Orders Utah Bus Company to Cease all Operations

A Woods Cross, Utah-based bus company that primarily transported children has been ordered by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor...

Jul 21, 2015, 15:09 ET

FMCSA Declares Kentucky Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Kentucky-licensed truck driver...

Jun 24, 2015, 11:08 ET

Veterans Transition into Civilian Jobs as Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers in Record Numbers through USDOT/FMCSA Program

More than 10,000 veterans and active duty personnel have now taken advantage of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier...

Jun 15, 2015, 16:21 ET

FMCSA Orders Shut-down of Trucking Companies in Illinois, Georgia, as Imminent Hazards to Public Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in separate actions has ordered Payson, Illinois-based...

Apr 09, 2015, 10:34 ET

FMCSA Orders Shutdown of South Carolina Trucking Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Darlington, South Carolina-based trucking...

Mar 17, 2015, 10:14 ET

FMCSA Announces New Smartphone App Providing Safety Data on Interstate Commercial Truck and Bus Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a new Smartphone app that will allow...

Feb 18, 2015, 11:27 ET

FMCSA Orders Shut-Down of Colorado Trucking Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared an Aurora, Colorado-based trucking...

Feb 12, 2015, 11:25 ET

FMCSA Shuts Down Nevada Trucking Company as an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Las Vegas, Nevada-based JDJD...

Feb 03, 2015, 13:36 ET

FMCSA Declares South Dakota Trucking Company and Driver to be Imminent Hazards to Public Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared a Mitchell, South Dakota-based trucking...

Jan 12, 2015, 13:26 ET

FMCSA to Award $30 Million in State Grants to Advance Real-Time Safety Technologies

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the availability of $30 million in...