DOT overwhelmed by TIGER grant requests

| April 06, 2012

DOT says the dollar amount requested in grant applications far exceeds the amount set aside for the program.

DOT warns of fake letters

| April 02, 2012

A fake letter, claiming to be from the DOT, asks motor carriers for banking information.

VIDEO: Driver to FMCSA: ‘Stop coming after us!’

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.

DOT pegs annual road spending at $101B

| March 19, 2012

Report points to a sizeable gap between current spending and projected levels of investment needed to maintain the nation’s highways.

What you may not know about the EOBR bill

| January 31, 2012

Since I reported on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's attempts to gain new regulatory authority over interstate drivers relative to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program's now-internal Driver Safety Measurement System last summer, new ...

DOT awards research grants

| January 17, 2012

Agency dispensed $77 million in grants to 22 University Transportation Centers to advance transportation research and education programs.

Freight index up in November

| January 11, 2012

Freight TSI rose 0.1 percent in November from October and 4.8 percent from a year earlier.

DOT to provide $1.6B for road, bridge repairs

| January 09, 2012

Money will be available to states and territories to help cover the costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by natural disasters.

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