Ray LaHood

Ray Lahood: Raise the fuel tax to return nation to ‘envy of the world’ on infrastructure

| May 21, 2014

Speaking to attendees of the ALK Transportation Technology Summit in Princeton, N.J., former United States Department of Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood made a case for raising the federal fuel tax by 10 cents a gallon ...

Driver dispatches to DOT: New priorities for a new secretary

| July 02, 2013

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

Transportation secretary nominee Anthony Foxx clears Senate committee

| June 11, 2013

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.

Nominee for DOT head set for Senate committee hearing

| May 17, 2013

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

Crashes and interventions: Blitzkrieg probes coming to trucking

| May 03, 2013

The FMCSA's quick-strike sweep through "high-risk" passenger carriers, say officials, will be hitting our industry sooner rather than later. Knowing the agency's definition of a high-risk carrier is your first step in avoiding involuntary shutdown. ...

Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro

| March 23, 2013

Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group's health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Agency orders shutdown of two carriers, one driver

| March 22, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Oak Park, Mich.-based Highway Star Inc., one of its drivers, and Atlanta-based General Trucking Inc. to immediately cease operations.

Leading candidate emerges for DOT secretary spot

| February 04, 2013

Deborah Hersman — the director of the National Transportation Safety Board — is the leading candidate to replace LaHood, say sources close to the situation.

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