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2014-08-26 08:22:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, American Trucking Associations-led coalition of transportation trade groups urged that the scores produced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability fleet monitoring system be removed from the agency's website, citing recent government research that found the scores unreliable....

2014-08-14 23:10:46

The Edwards Law Firm interprets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most recent accident data from FedEx, UPS and Con-Way freight carriers for motorists across the country. TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys have compiled data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) to provide motorists with accurate crash information among three of the nation’s top...

2014-08-08 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has suspended the operating authority registration of Michigan City, Indiana-based Francisco Espinal Quiroz, which does business as Espinal Trucking, USDOT No. 2170514, for failing to cooperate in an investigation of the carrier's compliance with federal safety regulations. On July 21, 2014, a tractor-trailer operated by Espinal Trucking...

2014-07-29 08:20:50

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, one of the nation's largest refrigerated carriers, has received the highest possible safety rating of 'Satisfactory' in a recent DOT Compliance audit by a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Safety Investigator from the Utah Region. "We are pleased with the results of this compliance review which recognizes us with the industry's highest safety rating," said Brandon Harrison, Chief Operator Officer for C.R....

2014-07-25 16:20:52

ARLINGTON, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement on the resignation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro: "In her time with FMCSA, Administrator Ferro was a passionate advocate for the agency. We wish her well in her new role at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and look forward to working with her on commercial driver licensing issues." American...

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...

2014-07-23 23:26:45

Physicians from PhysicianOne Urgent Care, formerly known as Urgent Care of Connecticut, become certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Brookfield, CT (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 There's great news for Connecticut commercial drivers scrambling to meet new Department of Transportation regulations: all PhysicianOne Urgent Care physicians are now certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). To ensure the safety of everyone on the...

2014-07-18 23:02:09

GTG Technology Group, LLC (GTG), leading transportation software provider, recently published their first white paper. The white paper introduces readers to facts about the E-Log Mandate, the benefits and impact of the bill passed by United States Congress, as well as the capabilities of the E-Log devices. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Truck drivers, company managers, and individuals traveling on the interstate will benefit from the E-Log Mandate. The E-Log mandate was developed by...

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...

2014-07-10 23:03:12

Big Data Business Intelligence platform now includes US Legal Service Inc’s data on adjudicated CSA violations Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Vigillo LLC, creators of Athena, the transportation industry’s most advanced big data platform, announced today that it has partnered with U.S. Legal Services Inc. to add a new premium data channel to Athena. The new data channel with its built-in dashboards and reports will enable carriers to gain visibility into judicial outcomes of...


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