Latest Department of Transportation Stories

2011-05-27 09:15:00

On Wednesday, the federal government unveiled new fuel economy window stickers for vehicles starting with the 2013 model year.

2011-05-10 14:14:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interstate travelers across Northwestern Pennsylvania may enjoy smoother travels following the installation of a wireless network of traffic cameras, dynamic message signs and highway advisory radio systems. The Department of Transportation says the region's Intelligent Transportation System, or ITS, will mostly be funded by the federal government.

2011-05-06 13:08:00

Can address security aspects of potential al-Qaida rail attacks on 9/11 anniversary SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the revelation that al-Qaida may have been planning U.S.

2011-04-28 14:40:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NACD has serious concerns about the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's proposed rule to prohibit the transportation of flammable liquids in external product piping, known as wetlines, on Department of Transportation specification cargo tank motor vehicles.

2011-04-20 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S.

2011-04-13 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motorcyclists attending the Sturgis Road Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg this weekend are invited to enhance their safety skills at two seminars offered by the Department of Transportation. The first seminar, offered at 11 a.m.

2011-03-04 14:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments today in response to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding Hours of Service of Drivers.

2011-02-18 10:59:00

DOT Action Follows PRBA Letter to Secretary LaHood on Lithium Battery Rule WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-01-06 16:33:00

Plan Threatens Jobs, Highway Safety and Border Security WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today questioned why the Department of Transportation (DOT) proposed a new cross-border trucking program at a time of persistent high U.S.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".