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American Trucking Associations

Remarks Prepared for Delivery byU.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. ChaoAmerican Trucking AssociationsOrange County Convention CenterOrlando, FloridaMonday, October 23, 2017Thank you, Chris, for that kind introduction.  Chris is an old friend and colleague from the Department of Labor.  It is not a coincidence that the very first stakeholder organization meeting I had after being sworn in was in February with members of the American Trucking Associations!  You have a...

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...

News Digest - DOT 125-16

 FMCSA Issues Final Rule to Implement Changes to Grant Programs as Required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule adopting certain regulations required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) enacted on December 4, 2015. Some notable changes to the grant programs administered by FMCSA include consolidation of the Border Enforcement, New Entrant, and portions of the...

FMCSA Declares Georgia-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 LaGrange, Georgia-based trucking company, Industrial Transit, Inc., USDOT No. 814459, to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate operations after a federal investigation found the company to pose an imminent hazard to public safety.  The carrier was served the federal order on October 4, 2016.
Industrial Transit operates five commercial trucks and...

FMCSA Orders Shutdown of Massachusetts Trucking Company

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has ordered Lowell, Massachusetts-based Flavio Borges Prado, doing business as Golden Eagle Delivery, USDOT No. 2290193, to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate operations after a federal investigation found the carrier to pose an imminent hazard to public safety.  Flavio Borges Prado was served the federal order on June 9, 2016.
In April 2016,...

Texas Bus Company Withdraws Its Appeal of FMCSA Shut-down Order

 WASHINGTON – An Irving, Texas-based charter bus operation that illegally operated ten unsafe motorcoaches to transport perhaps as many as 500 passengers from Dallas to Philadelphia and back for Pope Francis’ September 2015 U.S. visit, has withdrawn its appeal of a November 12, 2015, order by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to cease all interstate and intrastate operations as an imminent hazard to public safety. Shahzad Chaudhry,...

FMCSA Orders Shutdown of North Carolina Trucking Company

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has ordered Hendersonville, North Carolina-based Leslie Erickson, doing business as Les’s Tree and Stump, Inc., USDOT No. 2512204, to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate operations after a federal investigation found the carrier to pose an imminent hazard to public safety.  Leslie Erickson was served the federal order on March 8, 2016.In early February...

FMCSA Orders Shutdown of Wyoming Trucking Company

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has ordered Gillette, Wyoming-based Bar D Bar Trucking, LLC, USDOT No. 1701437, to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate operations after a federal investigation found the carrier to pose an imminent hazard to public safety.  Bar D Bar Trucking was served the federal order on March 11, 2016.
On March 8, 2016, Bar D Bar Trucking was subject to a...

FMCSA Orders Shutdown of Massachusetts Trucking Company

 
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Worcester, Massachusetts-based trucking company John A. Robles, doing business as J and J Transportation, USDOT No. 2497430, to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered that it immediately cease all intrastate and interstate operations.  J and J Transportation was served the federal order on February 25, 2016.
In early February 2016, FMCSA...

FMCSA Orders Shutdown of South Carolina Trucking Company

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Darlington, South Carolina-based trucking company Carnell Pompey, which is doing business as Mortise Trucking Company, USDOT No. 1339109, to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered that it immediately shut down.“Any vehicle, especially a large commercial combination vehicle such as a truck and trailer, that is not maintained or repaired and allowed to become a...