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2014-03-07 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Salem, Mass.-based passenger carrier D'Boston Transportation, LLC, USDOT No. 2456132, to immediately cease all passenger transportation services due to widespread and serious noncompliance with federal safety regulations that has endangered the lives of its drivers, passengers and the motoring public. A closely related company,...

2014-03-03 23:21:12

Troy Chemical Industries, a well-known specialty chemical company located in Burton, Ohio, will be an exhibitor at this year’s largest trucking industry trade show, the Mid-America Trucking Show, held in late March. Burton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Troy Chemical Industries, a Geauga County business that has focused on chemicals for the metal pretreatment, food processing and industrial markets for the last 40 years, has announced that they will be participating in the Mid-America...

2014-02-25 12:20:37

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Atlanta-based STSC Transportation Services, Inc., USDOT No. 2350604, to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations after finding that the company was endangering the traveling public by failing to ensure the safety of its vehicles and drivers. Although the company is registered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company operates...

2014-02-19 23:01:13

Dallas truck accident lawyer Jeff Rasansky discusses the effectiveness of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA program in response to the GAO report released this month. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, also known as the FMCSA, launched a program seeking to change the face of safety as it relates to trucks. The Compliance, Safety and Accountability Program was established to...

2014-02-14 23:20:49

Dallas attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses this new FMCSA rule, and how it should lead to safer highways for us all. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 A proposed rule implementing a database of truck drivers who have refused or failed an alcohol or drug test will soon be published, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced on February 12th, 2013. This new law will effectively help keep the roads safer by making trucking companies aware of any and all drug or alcohol...

2014-02-12 16:20:37

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations praised the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for finally issuing a congressionally mandated proposal to create a national clearinghouse of drug and alcohol test results for commercial drivers. The database would capture both positive test results and refusals to test to help ensure that drivers who violate Federal drug and alcohol testing regulations are removed from the roadway....

2014-02-12 12:22:09

Employers would be required to check clearinghouse before hiring and annually WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for all national commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. The clearinghouse would help improve roadway safety by making it easier to determine whether a truck or bus driver is prohibited from...

2014-02-11 20:21:13

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Illinois-licensed truck driver Renato V. Velasquez to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce following a Jan. 27 crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and seriously injured an Illinois State Police trooper. "Safety for all travelers is our...

2014-02-07 12:20:48

Ricky L. Hatfield and his company, Hatfield Trucking, ordered to immediately cease operations WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Tenn.-licensed truck driver, Ricky L. Hatfield, and his Tazewell, Tenn.-based company, Hatfield Trucking, USDOT No. 2385057, to be imminent hazards to public safety and has ordered both the driver and the company to immediately cease...

2014-02-05 16:21:17

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations criticized the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for issuing an overly rosy self-assessment of its Compliance, Safety Accountability program just days after an independent review found serious flaws with the agency's safety monitoring and measurement system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "While we support the aims and objectives of CSA, it is...


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