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Court agrees carrier registration board violated open meetings laws when deciding 2018 carrier fees

The meeting should have been open to the public, and a public notice with the meeting’s location and time information should have been published at least seven days prior to ...

Group sues DOT board alleging open meetings violations

A trade group representing small business trucking companies and brokers has filed a lawsuit alleging the U.S. DOT’s Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board violated federal open meetings laws by not ...

Rhode Island set to renumber interstate exits to match milemarkers

RIDOT says the state and some of its neighboring states are some of the few states left in the U.S. that have not changed the numbering of highway exits from ...

Chao, Trump’s pick to run DOT, could get millions from Wells Fargo during stint as DOT Secretary

Chao writes in her disclosure statement she’ll “receive a cash payout for my deferred stock compensation” upon her confirmation of the DOT gig. Reports estimate the value of her stock ...
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Trump DOT pick Chao a step closer to securing Transportation Secretary spot

Her nomination now moves to the full Senate. For Chao to be confirmed to run the DOT and serve in Trump's Cabinet, a majority vote is needed in the Senate. ...

Trucker involved in fatal accident shut down by FMCSA

FMCSA says Dennis, while still disqualified following a failed drug test, was involved in a crash on Nov. 9, 2016, on I-84 in Boise, Idaho, when he struck and killed ...

DOT, FMCSA aim for zero on-highway deaths within 30 years

The Department of Transportation announced Oct. 5 a new initiative targeting an ambitious highway safety goal by the year 2046: Zero fatalities from on-road crashes.

DOT head Anthony Foxx sued by trustees of bankrupt bus company

A bankruptcy trustee for a bus manufacturer is suing DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx, alleging there is sparse proof he performed any work for the nearly $421,000 he received from the ...

DOT’s second in command leaving, FHA’s Mendez to fill position

The Department of Transportation's John Porcari, deputy secretary, will be leaving his post at the start of the year, according to emails circulated to DOT employees this week by Porcari ...