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Aug 14, 2019, 10:15 ET Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Publishes Hours of Service Proposal to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for Commercial Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on ...


Aug 08, 2019, 14:58 ET Missouri Truck Driver, Charged in Indianapolis Fatal Crash, Declared by FMCSA to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

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


Jul 22, 2019, 16:45 ET U.S. Department of Transportation Works to Help American Farmers and Commercial Drivers by Seeking Public Comment on Agricultural Commodity Definitions

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is seeking public comment on...


Jul 16, 2019, 11:35 ET U.S. Department of Transportation Permanently Bans Commercial Drivers Convicted of Human Trafficking

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a final rule that permanently bans...


Sep 19, 2018, 12:42 ET FMCSA to Hold Listening Session in Reno, Nevada, Saturday, Sept. 22, to Accept Public Comments on Revising Current Hours-of-Service Regulations for Interstate Truck Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will be holding a public listening session in Reno,...


Aug 21, 2018, 11:30 ET FMCSA Seeks Public Comment on Revising Current Hours-of-Service Regulations for Interstate Truck Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is seeking public comment on...


May 31, 2018, 11:42 ET FMCSA Announces Clarifying Regulatory Guidance for Transportation of Agricultural Commodities, Personal Conveyance

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced new regulatory guidance clarifying the...


May 27, 2018, 03:13 ET FMCSA Issues Regional Emergency Declaration for Subtropical Storm Alberto

In preparation for Subtropical Storm Alberto, FMCSA Administrator Raymond Martinez has directed that a REGIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION be issued for...


Apr 24, 2018, 02:48 ET FMCSA Declares Georgia 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 an Acworth, Georgia-based trucking company,...


Mar 13, 2018, 07:20 ET FMCSA Announces New ELD Waiver for Transporters of Agricultural Commodities and Additional Transition Guidance

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced additional steps to address the unique...


Feb 28, 2018, 06:19 ET Raymond P. Martinez Begins Tenure as New Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today swore in Raymond P. Martinez as the sixth Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...


Dec 07, 2017, 10:38 ET FMCSA Declares Washington State-based Trucking Company and Its Driver to be Imminent Hazards to Public Safety

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


Sep 06, 2017, 19:31 ET Emergency Declaration Issued by USDOT in Advance of Hurricane Irma

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to issue a Regional...


Sep 01, 2017, 15:17 ET FMCSA to Hold Correlation Study Public Meeting

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will host a half-day public meeting on the topic of a...


Dec 23, 2016, 11:13 ET FMCSA Declares Massachusetts 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 Lowell, Massachusetts-based trucking...


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 Randall J....


Apr 05, 2016, 12:35 ET FMCSA Orders Lyons Limousine to Shut Down

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


Mar 25, 2016, 03:08 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 from...


Mar 25, 2016, 01:45 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 Hendersonville, North ...


Mar 24, 2016, 01:00 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, 02:31 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 Traffic...


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 national...


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 enhance ...


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...