Department of Transportation

ATA urges FMCSA to remain committed to CSA goal

| June 21, 2012

In a white paper released this week, ATA urges the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remain committed CSA's goal of reducing crashes.

Truckers to DOT: ‘Smartphones are winning’

| June 12, 2012

Smartphones are whipping the Department of Transportation in the battle for the attention of the motoring public, wrote Whitesboro, Texas-based Pennco Transportation driver Martin Groseclose on Overdrive’s Facebook page, in response to last week's news ...

DOT releases ‘Blueprint for Ending Distracted Driving’

| June 07, 2012

DOT offers a strategy to address the use of handheld cell phones behind the wheel to reduce risks of distracted driving.

Bogan case: More reasons to choose a carrier carefully

| May 30, 2012

The Bogan case may be best viewed in the context of tried-and-true advice: be smart and choosy about who you run for. You never know when you may need the boss to go to bat ...

Ferro: Agency will propose EOBR rule

| May 22, 2012

Electronic onboard recorder proposal expected in late 2012 or early 2013.

DOT eliminates traffic sign replacement deadlines

| May 11, 2012

The U.S. DOT said it's doing away with 46 regulations on traffic signs to provide local governments with more flexibility.

DOT gives states $20M for natural disaster repair

| May 07, 2012

The DOT is giving Alabama, Oregon and South Carolina money to help cover costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by disasters.

National Registry rule finalized

| April 18, 2012

Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.

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