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Oct 07, 2016, 12:18 ET FMCSA Declares Georgia-based Trucking Company to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a LaGrange, Georgia-based trucking company,...


Jun 24, 2016, 11:13 ET FMCSA Declares Tennessee 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 Tennessee-licensed truck driver...


Mar 25, 2016, 15:08 ET Texas Bus Company Withdraws Its Appeal of FMCSA Shut-down Order

 An Irving, Texas-based charter bus operation that illegally operated ten unsafe motorcoaches to transport perhaps as many as 500 passengers...


Mar 25, 2016, 13:45 ET FMCSA Orders Shutdown of North Carolina Trucking Company

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has ordered...


Mar 24, 2016, 13:00 ET FMCSA Orders Shutdown of Wyoming Trucking Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has ordered Gillette,...


Mar 23, 2016, 14:31 ET USDOT Announces Unrepaired Recalled Volvo Trucks That Still may be Operating on the Nation's Roadways are in an Unsafe Condition and are to be Immediately Placed Out-of-Service by Federal and State Inspectors

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in collaboration with the National Highway...


Mar 04, 2016, 10:28 ET FMCSA Proposes National Training Standards for Entry-Level Truck and Bus Drivers

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today proposed a set of comprehensive...


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 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...


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 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...


Dec 09, 2014, 10:11 ET U.S. Department of Transportation Eliminates $1.7 Billion Annual Paperwork Burden for U.S. Trucking Industry

 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that, effective Dec. 18, 2014, professional truck drivers will no...


Aug 08, 2014, 16:21 ET FMCSA Suspends Operating Authority for Indiana-Based Espinal Trucking

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has suspended the operating authority registration of...


Jul 25, 2014, 09:36 ET DOT Expands Program to Help Veterans Get Jobs as Professional Truck and Bus Drivers

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps...


Jun 24, 2014, 06:30 ET FMCSA Shuts Down Minnesota-based Bus Company as an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Lakeville, Minn.-based On Eagles Wings...


Feb 12, 2014, 12:32 ET FMCSA Proposes National Drug and Alcohol Testing Clearinghouse for Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposed rule to establish a...