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May 24, 2013

New FMCSA Hours-of-Service Enforcement Set for July 1

A 2011 law revising the federal hours-of-service requirements for commercial truck drivers in the U.S. will be enforced starting July 1.

May 1, 2013

Obama Taps Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx for Top DOT Post

President Obama nominated Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., to replace Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation.

January 29, 2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood to Step Down

Secretary Ray LaHood sent a letter via email to DOT employees across the country, thanking the DOT’s staff for its hard work and mentioning specific accomplishments.

January 2, 2013

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders Two Dayes Trucking, Two Dayes Transport to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Two Dayes Trucking and Two Dayes Transport to immediately cease all transportation services.

December 26, 2012

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders LEX Express, Inc. to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today ordered passenger carrier LEX Express, Inc. (DBA Lincolnland Express) of Champaign, Ill., to shut down its operations.

December 19, 2012

FMCSA Orders Ben Gordon Enterprises LLC d.b.a. Gordon’s Tree Service to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Ben Gordon Enterprises LLC d.b.a. Gordon's Tree Service of Slidell, La., to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that pose an imminent hazard to public safety.

December 5, 2012

U.S. DOT Orders Georgia-Licensed Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver to Cease Operating

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Johnny Felton, Jr., an imminent hazard and ordered him to immediately cease all commercial vehicle driver operations.

November 16, 2012

LexisNexis Reports 9 Percent Rise in False Driver Employment History in 2012

ATLANTA – LexisNexis Risk Solutions announced the results of the third annual LexisNexis Commercial Driver Safety Report: Industry Insights, Analysis and Trending, designed to help trucking companies hire drivers smarter.

September 5, 2012

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders Terri’s Farm to Shut Down

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Tennessee-based truck company Terri’s Farm to immediately cease all interstate transportation services based on evidence that it was a chameleon operation for an unsafe truck company previously shut down by the agency.

August 17, 2012

Free Resources to Battle Distracted Driving: Drive Safely Work Week

VIENNA, VA - Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW) is Oct. 1-5, 2012. Download your free toolkit today.

July 11, 2012

U.S. DOT Orders Three Angels Farms to Shut Down

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Tennessee-based truck company Three Angels Farms and its owners, Edwin Ayache and Dorian Ayache, to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.

July 4, 2012

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders WTSA US Express to Shut Down

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Wisconsin-based truck company WTSA US Express to immediately cease all transportation services, based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.

June 27, 2012

FMCSA Removes 287 Commercial Truck & Bus Drivers from Road

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that 287 commercial bus and truck drivers were removed from the roads and more than 128 companies face enforcement actions as a result of the agency’s annual drug and alcohol strike force sweep that occurred from April 30 through May 11, 2012.

May 30, 2012

U.S. DOT Orders Demco Express to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Texas-based Denny Mekenye, doing business as Demco Express and/or Demco Trans, Inc. to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.

April 18, 2012

New Safety Rule for Medical Examinations on Interstate Truck Drivers

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced an important new safety rule that requires healthcare professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck and bus drivers to be trained, tested, and certified on the specific physical qualifications that affect a driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle.

December 22, 2011

FMCSA Releases Final New Hours of Service Rule

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec 22 announced a final rule that employs the latest research in driver fatigue to make sure truck drivers can get the rest they need to operate safely when on the road.

August 24, 2011

NETS Partners with U.S. DOT, Offers Free Resource

Vienna, VA -- The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety has partnered with the U.S. Department of Transportation to offer a free comprehensive toolkit to help companies address distracted driving and improve the driving safety of employees, employee family members and the members of the community in which the organization operates.

August 24, 2011

NAFA Supports New Standards For Heavy-Duty Trucks And Buses Announced By White House

PRINCETON, NJ- On August 9, President Barack Obama announced a national program of standards for work trucks, buses, and other heavy-duty vehicles with the goal of raising fuel efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

April 5, 2011

ATA Points Out Outdated Rules to DOT

ARLINGTON, VA - Responding to President Obama's call to help reduce the regulatory burden on U.S. businesses, American Trucking Associations (ATA) highlighted nine outdated, obsolete, or onerous rules that the Department of Transportation should reconsider.

March 16, 2011

DOT Proposes New HazMat Rule

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) released a proposed rule that the department said will improve the safe transfer of hazardous materials to and from rail cargo and highway cargo trucks.

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