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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...

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...

Apr 02, 2014, 19:14 ET

FMCSA Orders DND International to Shut Down

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005,...

Mar 13, 2014, 12:46 ET

DOT Proposes Use of Electronic Logbooks to Improve Efficiency, Safety in Commercial Bus & Truck Industries

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

Mar 07, 2014, 14:33 ET

FMCSA Shuts Down Salem, Mass., Passenger Van Company for Disregarding Safety Regulations, Endangering the Traveling Public

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Salem, Mass.-based passenger carrier...

Feb 25, 2014, 10:24 ET

FMCSA Shuts Down Georgia-based Bus Company for Failing to Ensure Vehicle and Driver Safety, Endangering the Traveling Public

 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Atlanta-based STSC...

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...

Feb 11, 2014, 19:36 ET

U.S. Department of Transportation Declares Illinois Long-Haul 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 Illinois-licensed truck driver Renato V....

Feb 07, 2014, 13:01 ET

U.S. Department of Transportation Declares Tennessee Truck Driver and His Company to be Imminent Hazards to the Public

Ricky L. Hatfield and his company, Hatfield Trucking, ordered to immediately cease operations The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal...

Jan 30, 2014, 12:00 ET

Real-World Hours-of-Service Study Shows Drivers Using New Restart Are More Alert, Less Fatigued

Third-Party Study Shows Drivers Who Follow New Rule are More Alert, Deviated from Lane Less Often The U.S. Department of Transportation's...