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FMCSA Announces HOS Pilot Program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently announced a request for public comment on a pilot program that would provide regulatory relief from hours …

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Kansas couple asks state supreme court to void 2013 law | KC Star Article

30 years later, we are still at the forefront of establishing and protecting common law negligence causes of action in Kansas. Attorney Lynn Johnson argued in front of the Kansas Supreme Court on Wednesday, September 16, …

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FMCSA Announces U-21 Interstate Driver Program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently announced a request for public comments on a new pilot program to allow the operation of commercial …

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over in Missouri

The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is conducting its annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign from August 21, 2020, through September 7, 2020 (Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over). During the campaign, Missouri law …

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FMCSA Removes Commercial Bus Driver Reporting Requirement

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently announced the publication of a final rule that will allegedly save $74 million in annual regulatory costs by …

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Consistent Excellence From SJB Lawyers in 2020

SJB is one of the most highly respected personal injury law firms in the Midwest. Our attorneys have long been known in the legal community as among the best trial attorneys in the region. Just this year, 7 of our …

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USDOT Creates Applicant Toolkit for Rural Communities

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently created an Applicant Toolkit (Toolkit) for use in the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) Initiative (U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Key …

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USDOT Announces $906M in INFRA Grants

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently announced the Trump Administration’s intention to commit $906 million toward reinforcing America’s infrastructure through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program (U.S. Secretary of Transportation …

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Kansas Passes IKE Transportation Program

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly recently signed a bipartisan bill creating the new Eisenhower Legacy Transportation Program (IKE), a 10-year transportation program that preserves the existing system and provides flexibility to address current and future opportunities …

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Traffic Deaths Decrease for 3rd Year in a Row

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently released preliminary results indicating a continued decline in traffic deaths based on the 2019 highway crash data …

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