Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: FMCSA

House T&I Roundtable Discusses FAST Act Motor Carrier Safety Provisions

April 14, 2016 – On April 13, Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Highways and Transit Subcommittee, held a roundtable discussion about the implementation of Title V of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which addresses commercial truck and bus safety.

FMCSA Nominee Updates Congress on Safety Rulemakings

January 22, 2016 – Senators used a friendly confirmation hearing for the President’s nominee to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as an opportunity to get updated on the status of many of FMCSA’s pending regulatory and enforcement actions this week.

Oct. 1 Shutdown Would Exempt FHWA and FMCSA; Life & Safety Exemptions Would Keep Over Half of USDOT Employees At Work

September 18, 2015 – The government shutdown that might take effect on October 1 would be caused by the lapse of discretionary appropriations. Once fiscal year 2015 expires at midnight on September 30, all of the one-year discretionary appropriations from the omnibus FY 2015 appropriations law expire, and without some kind of new appropriations law in place, most federal employees can’t show up for work without violating the Antideficiency Act.

Senate Holds Motor Carrier Safety Oversight Hearing

March 5, 2015 – A hearing this morning before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee explored the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s role in regulating motor carrier safety.

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