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Agency developing plan to weed out ‘chameleon’ carriers

| July 01, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported to Congress in June that it could begin a process by 2015 to screen out "chameleon" carriers, if funding for the program holds up.

Agency orders Colorado fleet to cease operation due to vehicle condition

| June 18, 2013

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

Agency orders Colorado trucking company to cease operation

| May 24, 2013

After it uncovered a litany of regulatory violations, FMCSA has issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order to Colorado-based trucking company GD Cars.

DOT shuts down another driver after fatal accident

| May 23, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has shut down South Carolina-based trucker Arnold Bradford Williams after he was charged with reckless homicide and possessing an open alcohol beverage container.

Driver shut down after crashing tanker while drinking

| May 22, 2013

FMCSA has ordered Bobby Cleveland to cease operation after — while drinking — he overturned his truck while hauling 2,400 gallons of propane.

Mexican bus carrier ordered to cease U.S. operation

| May 15, 2013

Still in the midst of its "Quick Strike" operation started last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Mexican-based bus company Autobuses Zacatecanos to cease all operations in the U.S.

DOT orders N.C. driver to cease operation after hitting, killing child

| April 29, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered that Johnny Allen Spell — a driver licensed in the state of North Carolina — cease commercial vehicle operation, deeming him an "imminent hazard to public safety." Last ...

Four ‘chameleon’ trucking companies ordered to shut down

| April 25, 2013

The four companies were using the same trucks, drivers and managers yet operating under four different names.

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