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FMCSA shuts down trucking company tied to deadly smuggling operation

Pyle Transportation was placed out-of-service Monday by the FMCSA following a compliance review that found hours-of-service and driver fitness violations, FMCSA spokesperson Duane DeBruyne confirmed to Overdrive Thursday.

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Two-truck Alabama fleet shut down following fatal crash, violations

Jeffery Finklea of Beatrice, Ala., was ordered to shut down his two-truck operation on April 24. FMCSA says a truck operated by J&L crossed the center line of Alabama Highway 13 on March 28 and collided head-on with a passenger car, killing both of its occupants.

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Kentucky trucker shut down after causing accident, leading police on chase

Dalton McCoy Lampley was driving eastbound on I-24 in Kentucky on March 17 when he crossed the median into the westbound lanes. After striking two cars, Lampley continued driving with police in pursuit, leaving the interstate and driving into Calvert City, Ky., according to FMCSA.

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Recently shut down fleet wins case to overturn FMCSA order

A Department of Transportation judge has tossed out a shutdown order issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, allowing the Illinois-based DND International to resume its operations.

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FMCSA shuts down S.C.-based small fleet, owner-operator

Three separate out-of-service orders were issued to two companies and one driver declared imminent hazards to public safety.

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Mass. fleet owner pleads guilty to bribery; FMCSA shuts down three drivers

Korca Enterprises owner Irfan Dushku faces home confinement and extended probation after bribery attempt; and drivers in Texas, Michigan and Illinois are declared imminent hazards to public safety by FMCSA.

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Agency shuts down Texas fleet for disregarding hours of service regs

A Laredo, Texas-based fleet has become the 10th trucking company this year to be issued an out-of-service order after it was discovered the company was not ensuring its drivers complied with federal hours of service regulations.

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Two-day blitz places 109 drivers out of service

Nearly 100 of those drivers were sidelined for log violations during the two-day blitz on I-10 in Eastern Arizona.

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FMCSA proposes to target reincarnated carriers

Agency has proposed to amend its rules of practice for motor carrier, intermodal equipment provider, broker and freight forwarder.

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DOT steps up carrier inspections

FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.

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