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U.S. Department of Transportation Declares Florida Long-Haul Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Florida-licensed truck driver James H. Patterson to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.On Nov. 13, a tractor-trailer operated by Patterson in Rockingham County, Virginia crossed the center line and overturned onto a passenger vehicle, killing the driver.  State law enforcement authorities...

DOT Expands Program to Help Veterans Get Jobs as Professional Truck and Bus Drivers

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C.WASHINGTON – 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 good-paying jobs when they return home from serving...