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NHTSA Phone Number Correction

The Auto Safety Hotline number for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is 1-888-327-4236 (NOT 1-800 as previously reported)

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EPA To Hold Emissions Proposal Hearings

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing next Tuesday, Nov. 2, to discuss stricter emissions standards for diesel engines

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More Motor Carriers Request Privacy

Five more motor carriers have asked that mandatory financial reports be withheld from public release

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Correction Restores Full Safety Funding

President Clinton signed a technical correction to the transportation appropriations bill, restoring full funding to the truck and bus safety program at the Department of Transportation

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House Bill Would Limit Mexican Truck Access

An amendment to the Motor Carrier Safety Act passed last week by the U.S. House of Representatives would penalize Mexican carriers that intentionally operate outside the commercial zone along the U.S.-Mexican border

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NHTSA Reaches Out To Truckers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reaching out to truckers, asking them to report vehicle defects

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NTSB To Hold Hearing On NAFTA

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold the third in a series of truck safety hearings in Los Angeles this week, this one on safety issues raised by the North American Free Trade Agreement

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House Passes Bill Creating National Motor Carrier Administration

The trucking industry inched closer to having its own office in the Department of Transportation, as the House passed a bill to create a National Motor Carrier Administration. The measure passed by a 415-5 margin

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DOT Loses Ability to Fine for Safety Violations

It's official: For the time being, the U.S. Department of Transportation cannot fine unsafe truckers for violating the rules

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OSHA Won't Demand To See Self-Audits

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says its inspectors won't routinely ask to see a company's self-audit reports, but it does throw out some incentives for companies to make those self-audits available

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