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Senator: FMCSA should vet driver records to help prevent ‘chameleon’ carriers

Sen. Schumer says the agency needs to review driver safety records when a carrier applies for authority. FMCSA spokesperson Marissa Padilla says the agency has “taken aggressive steps” in recent years to better vet new entrant carriers and upped fines for carriers who do reincarnate.

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DOT shuts down ‘chameleon’ horse transporter

Tennessee-based truck company ordered to immediately cease all interstate transportation based on evidence that it was a chameleon operation for a company previously shut down by the agency.

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