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DOT giving $1 million to train veterans for trucking, driving jobs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has allotted $1 million in grant money to help train veterans for jobs in the transportation industry, it announced July 3, and specifically to become truck drivers, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx.

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Agency developing plan to weed out ‘chameleon’ carriers

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.

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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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Agency orders Colorado trucking company to cease operation

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.

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DOT shuts down another driver after fatal accident

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.

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Driver shut down after crashing tanker while drinking

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

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Mexican bus carrier ordered to cease U.S. operation

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.

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

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 week, Spell hit a and killed a child in Sampson County, N.C., on U.S. Highway 421 who was exiting a school bus. The bus was stopped and had its stop sign and warning lights engaged. Spell then fled the scene in ...

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Four ‘chameleon’ trucking companies ordered to shut down

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

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Agency shuts down Atlanta trucking company

Atlanta-based carrier Southern Transportation Inc. has been ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to shut down its operations.

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