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MoDOT Says Highway Safety Even More Important During Coronavirus Crisis

When most of the country is stuck at home trying to avoid a contagious virus, the hospital is the last place you’d want to be. With that in mind, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) …

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OSHA Awards Compensation to Whistleblower Driver

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an agency in the United States Department of Labor, recently found that a Hartford, Connecticut, commercial motor carrier was in violation of the whistleblower provisions of the Surface …

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Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Identifies Violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently released some of the data from the first few weeks of operation of its Commercial Driver’s License …

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USDOT Announces Safety Initiatives

Speaking at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently announced a series of transportation initiatives designed to improve safety for the traveling …

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FMCSA Requests Comments on New CMV Crash Study

The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced plans to conduct a new study regarding the various factors that cause commercial motor vehicle (CMV) accidents (FMCSA Looks to Update …

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FMCSA 2019 Year in Review

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), recently released a recap of its 2019 achievements and detailed its major priorities for improving large truck and …

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Missouri Awards $50M to Transportation Projects

Missouri Governor Mike Parson recently announced the award of $50 million to twenty projects under the state’s transportation cost-share program (Transportation Projects Selected Under Governor Parson’s Cost-Share Program). The winning projects were chosen by the …

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FMCSA Delays State Compliance with Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced a final rule extending the date for state driver's licensing agencies to comply with Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse requirements an additional three years (FMCSA Issues Final …

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NHTSA’s Winter Driving Tips

With chilly temperatures rapidly approaching across the country, the United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released a series of driving tips to help motorists prepare for dangerous winter driving …

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Kansas Supreme Court Removes Cap on Damages

The Kansas Supreme Court recently ruled that the state's cap on damages for noneconomic injuries in personal injury lawsuits is unconstitutional (Kansas Supreme Court flicks away limits on certain damages in personal injury cases). In …

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