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News Digest DOT 153-16


DOT Fines Frontier Airlines for Violating Full-Fare Advertising Rule.  The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Frontier Airlines $60,000 for violating the Department’s full-fare advertising rule and ordered the carrier to cease and desist from...

DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones from Airplanes

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air...

News Digest - DOT 115-16(2)

PHMSA and OSHA Clarify Requirements for Labeling Hazardous Chemicals for Bulk Shipments. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today...

News Digest DOT 109-16

PHMSA Issues Public Invitation to Comment on Application for Federal Preemption on California Meal and Rest Break Requirements. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today published a Public Notice and Invitation to comment on an application from the National Tank...

News Digest DOT 96-16

PHMSA Seeks Comment on Insurance for Railroad Carriers Transporting Hazardous Materials.  The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today issued a notice and request for comment on the levels and structure of insurance for railroad carriers transporting hazardous...

News Digest DOT 93-16


FMCSA Issues Final Rule to Implement Eight Non-Discretionary Provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule to effectuate  eight non-discretionary provisions mandated by the Fixing...