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FTA Announces $14B in COVID Funding

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently announced $14 billion in additional federal funding provided by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 …

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USDOT Announces Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently released its first ever Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, with the objective of decreasing pedestrian injuries and fatalities on American roadways (U.S. Department of Transportation Announces First Ever …

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FMCSA Extends Emergency COVID Declaration

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently extended and expanded a declaration of national emergency to provide regulatory relief from hours-of-service requirements to commercial …

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MoDOT Promotes National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week

Traffic accidents are the number one cause of death for EMS responders and law enforcement officers. In order to promote safer motorist behavior, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) recently joined the Federal Highway Administration …

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NHTSA Launches Click It or Ticket Campaign

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently launched its annual Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign to remind motorists across the country that …

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Thousands of CMVs Removed for Brake Violations 

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently held its annual Brake Safety Week, during which 12% of the 43,565 commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) inspected were removed from service for brake-related violations (CVSA Releases 2020 Brake …

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KDOT Updates KanDrive Travel Info Website

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) recently made improvements to its traveler-information website, KanDrive.org, to provide user-friendly, time-sensitive information to allow motorists to make informed decisions when traveling throughout the state (New KanDrive provides motorists …

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New Driver Panel to Offer CMV Driver Feedback

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently announced the launch of a new panel composed of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to its Motor Carrier …

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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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