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Slater Rejects ATA Hours Petition

Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater will not go to extra lengths to publish the scientific studies that are shaping upcoming reforms in the hours of service rules

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DOT Posts Safety Progress Report

As a Senate subcommittee Wednesday revived longstanding complaints about DOT truck safety enforcement, the Department of Transportation rose to its defense with a report showing progress it has made since last spring

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Senators Support Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Support is growing for a separate administration for truck and bus safety at the Department of Transportation

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House Leaders Seek CDL Probe

In response to recent catastrophic accidents, transportation leaders in the House are pressing the Department of Transportation for a review of the commercial driver's license program

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DOT Establishes ITS Evaluation Guidelines

Government agencies and private companies interested in tapping into the $211 million in federal funds available for intelligent transportation system projects will have to comply with new evaluation guidelines established by the Department of Transportation

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FHWA To Issue More Vision Exemptions

Despite continued opposition from a national safety group, the Federal Highway Administration says it will go ahead with plans to exempt another 32 drivers from federal vision requirements

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Senate Plans Truck Safety Hearings

The Senate will hold hearings on truck safety reform legislation next week

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Congress Moves Closer to DOT Funding

Congress is getting closer to providing operating funds for the Department of Transportation for the next fiscal year

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House Moves Toward Vote On Truck Safety Legislation

Truck safety reform legislation that would create a National Motor Carrier Administration is headed for a House vote later this month

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Carriers Want Confidentiality

Twenty-four carriers have requested confidentiality under new rules regarding financial and operating data interstate trucking companies must file with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

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