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2014-08-19 12:21:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reject an application for a foreign air carrier permit submitted by Norwegian Air International (NAI). In comments filed yesterday, the unions, representing over 80,000 Flight Attendants, urged the DOT to uphold the strong...

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-16 23:12:00

As of May 21, 2014, it is required that all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come from medical examiners listed on the National Registry. The objective of the new certification guidelines is to improve highway safety and promote public confidence in the quality of the medical examiners who certify CMV drivers. Corte Madera, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 As of May 21, 2014, all medical certificates issued to interstate truck and bus drivers must come...

2014-06-19 23:11:51

All doctors at Healthpointe are now FMCSA trained and certified to perform DOT physicals La Mirada, Ca (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Healthpointe centers throughout Southern California are now offering certified DOT physical examinations for all current or aspiring commercial drivers. Under the regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) all Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals must aim to identify any underlying mental, physical, or emotional issues that...

2014-06-13 12:20:26

Path Forward Incorporates Community Feedback and Addresses Concerns JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX applauds the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) for advancing the reconstruction of CSX's Virginia Avenue Tunnel in a way that responds to community concerns in the project's design and construction plan. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) issued today by FHWA and DDOT identifies the preferred alternative...

2014-05-29 23:01:26

Phoenix urgent care clinic successfully achieves certification to provide Department of Transportation physicals for truckers, taxi drivers, limousine drivers, and other professional drivers. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Doctors Express Phoenix is now fully certified to provide Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals for professional drivers, including long-distance truckers, limousine drivers and taxi drivers. As of April 2014, every physician in the Phoenix clinic was...

2014-05-15 23:15:27

Barry Weissglass, MD, MPH, and Colleen Boyd, FNP-C of Carolina Center for Occupational Health have recently received certification as a medical examiner under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). North Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Medical examiner certification is now a requirement for medical professionals who perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinations. Previously, any individual holding a medical license could perform a DOT examination....

2014-04-14 23:11:28

Newly signed channel partner agreement comes on the heels of continued sales momentum between both companies. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Perceptics, the leading manufacturer of DOT Number Reader and License Plate Recognition Systems announced today a new Channel Partner Agreement for North America with IRD (International Road Dynamics Inc.), a Saskatoon-based system integrator providing commercial vehicle enforcement and ITS solutions. However, the agreement does not mark the...

2014-03-26 20:20:24

GBTA Says: Silence is Golden ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) - the voice of the global business travel industry - filed comments on the Department of Transportation's Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) Use of Mobile Wireless Devices for Voice Calls on Aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110609/DC16833LOGO Reflecting feedback from across GBTA membership, which encompasses...

2014-03-13 12:20:37

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a bipartisan coalition of United States Senators who issued a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx urging careful scrutiny of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit. NAI has developed a business model that evades international labor laws and...


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