Safety & Security

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The first goal of any transportation agency is safety. Yet almost 40,000 Americans die on the transportation system every year. New proposals for safer streets, better vehicle design, and crash avoidance technology are reshaping the narrative around safety in an effort to reverse the downward trend of transportation safety. Governments are also concerned about the security of the system. Terrorism, hacking, and international affairs can threaten the transportation systems that support the national economy.

1998 TEA21 Law – As Amended Through July 1998.

The TEA21 law was enacted on June 9, 1998 but was almost immediately altered by significant corrections and amendments enacted into law...

FY 2016 USDOT Budget Estimates for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Detailed estimates for NHTSA as part of the FY 2016 budget request.

FY 2016 USDOT Budget Estimates for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Detailed budget estimates for FMCSA as part of the FY 2016 budget request.

FY 2016 USDOT Appropriations – House Hearings on FHWA, FTA, NHTSA, MARAD (Video)

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bybxXhDUi38[/embed]

2005 (Jun. 7) Letter From Sec. Mineta to SAFETEA Conferees

Letter from Secretary Mineta to House and Senate conferees on the SAFETEA surface transportation reauthorization bill defining the...

1938 Civil Aeronautics Act

Text of Public Law 706 of the 75th Congress, the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938.

1926 Air Commerce Act

Text of Public Law 254 of the 79th Congress, the Air Commerce Act of 1926.

2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP 21)

Text of Public Law 112-141, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, or MAP-21.

2005 Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act – A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)

Text of Public Law 109-58, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act - A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU),...

1999 Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act

Text of Public Law 106+159, the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999, which established the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

1998 TEA21 Restoration Act

Text of Public Law 105-206. Title IX of this unrelated IRS reform bill contained the TEA21 Restoration Act, making many technical...

1995 National Highway System Designation Act

Text of Public Law 104-59, the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995.

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