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Raymond P. Martinez Begins Tenure as New Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today swore in Raymond P. Martinez as the sixth Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

“Ray’s years of experience promoting traffic safety at the state level, as well as his knowledge of the commercial motor vehicle industry, will help FMCSA fulfill its critical mission of improving truck and bus safety,” said Secretary Chao.

Updated: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

FMCSA Annual Awards Ceremony

Remarks Prepared for Delivery by
The Honorable Elaine L. Chao
Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator
Annual Awards Ceremony
Washington, DC
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thank you Cathy (Gautreaux) so much for that introduction. 

Good morning, everyone. I am so pleased to attend the Administrator’s awards recognizing outstanding performance by our colleagues in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Updated: Friday, December 8, 2017

FMCSA Awards More Than $70 Million in Grants to Enhance Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has awarded more than $70 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety.

“Our shared goal of a safer transportation system is a top priority,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.  “These grants will further assist state and local officials in their efforts to prevent commercial motor vehicle crashes and injuries each year, and have the potential to save hundreds of lives.”

Updated: Monday, January 29, 2018

Emergency Declaration Issued by USDOT in Advance of Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to issue a Regional Emergency Declaration in advance of Hurricane Irma for the States of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Updated: Thursday, September 7, 2017

FMCSA Announces Electronic Logging Device Implementation National Tour

New public education campaign is designed to help commercial motor vehicle drivers transition to electronic logging devices

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced its electronic logging device (ELD) Implementation National Tour – a public education and outreach campaign geared towards helping commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers transition to ELDs.

Updated: Monday, July 10, 2017

FMCSA Urges Everyone to “Share the Road Safely” In National Safety Campaign

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) continues its efforts to raise public awareness so that all drivers know how to operate safely around large trucks and buses through a newly formed partnership under the Our Roads, Our Safety campaign.

Updated: Monday, June 26, 2017

FMCSA Declares Alabama-based Trucking Company to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a Beatrice, Alabama-based trucking company, Jeffery Finklea, doing business as J & L Trucking, USDOT No. 2479654, to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations after a federal investigation found the company to pose an imminent hazard to public safety.  J & L Trucking, which operates two trucks transporting general freight, was served the federal order on April 24, 2017.

Updated: Thursday, April 27, 2017

FMCSA Declares Kentucky Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Kentucky-licensed truck driver Dalton McCoy Lampley to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Lampley was served the federal order on March 31, 2017.

Updated: Monday, April 10, 2017

FMCSA Declares Georgia Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Christopher M. Speyrer to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce.  Speyrer was served the federal order on March 10, 2017.

Updated: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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