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DOT Reminds Commercial Drivers that Physicals Must Now Be Performed by Certified Medical Examiners

National Registry Will Improve Safety for Travelers, Health of Commercial Drivers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reminding interstate truck and bus drivers that beginning today, all new USDOT physicals must be performed by a qualified health professional listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.

Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

FMCSA Orders DND International to Shut Down

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005, to immediately shut down after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety.  FMCSA investigators found the carrier had committed widespread, serious violations of federal regulations that protect the safety of the motoring public.  DND International’s compliance with federal safety regulations has been the focus of an intensive FMCSA investigation that began immediately following a Jan. 27 crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and seriously injured an Illinois State Police trooper.

Updated: Thursday, April 3, 2014

FMCSA Shuts Down Two Bus Companies in Massachusetts, Trucking Company in Texas

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has revoked the operating authority of two Massachusetts-based bus companies and declared a Texas trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety, resulting in the shut-down of all three carriers for disregarding federal safety regulations and putting their drivers, passengers, and the motoring public at risk.

Updated: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

U.S. Department of Transportation Declares Florida Long-Haul 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 Florida-licensed truck driver Devon L. House to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  House was served the federal order on January 14, 2014.

Updated: Friday, February 7, 2014

U.S. Department of Transportation Declares Tennessee Truck Driver and His Company to be Imminent Hazards to the Public

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Tenn.-licensed truck driver, Ricky L. Hatfield, and his Tazewell, Tenn.-based company, Hatfield Trucking, USDOT No. 2385057, to be imminent hazards to public safety and has ordered both the driver and the company to immediately cease operations.  Hatfield was served the federal orders on Jan. 22, 2014.

Updated: Friday, February 7, 2014
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