DOT

Driver dispatches to DOT: New priorities for a new secretary

What should the new DOT Secretary focus make a priority as he takes office? We asked, and drivers responded.

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Poll: What issues should the new DOT Secretary make his highest priority?

We asked -- you responded. From the many comments suggesting appropriate efforts for the top transportation officer in the land, we put together this poll on needed action from incoming Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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Senate confirms Foxx as next Department of Transportation head

The Department of Transportation officially has a new leader, as the Senate confirmed Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx June 27 to replace outgoing Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.

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Agency orders Colorado fleet to cease operation due to vehicle condition

A Colorado construction debris hauling fleet, E & K Trucking, has been issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order.

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Transportation secretary nominee Anthony Foxx clears Senate committee

Anthony Foxx, nominee to replace Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation, has been approved by the Senate commerce committee, moving his nomination to the full Senate for confirmation.

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Four-wheelers should ‘learn from truck drivers’

Con-way Freight's Tom Clark makes a compelling case for his view that four-wheelers should take a lesson from professional truck drivers on distracted driving -- as a frequent two-wheeler, I concur.

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DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx’s confirmation hearing ‘non-controversial’

According to reports, DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx faced little in the way of opposition during a Senate confirmation hearing.

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Nominee for DOT head set for Senate committee hearing

The Senate's Committee on Commerce will be questioning Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx Wednesday, May 22, as part of the preliminary stages of the required Senate confirmation

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Managing the monster known as CSA

There is no quick fix for getting reckless drivers and carriers off the road. But as with most ambitious government initiatives, what’s needed is more simplicity, not less.

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Obama nominates Charlotte mayor as DOT leader

Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx has been pegged as outgoing Secretary Ray LaHood's replacement as the head of the Department of Transportation.

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