Monthly Archives: June 2013

Wildfires and Potential Flooding Prompt New Mexico Governor to Issue State of Emergency

Emergency Declarations by State (alphabetical order including date) 5/22/06 Summary Report of the Industry Capabilities Meeting All Reports All Technical Briefs All Analysis Briefs The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is coordinating with the following states that have Declared Emergency Declarations. We recommend you check each State's Web site and search for "Issued Emergency [...]

FMCSA Orders Colorado Trucking Company to Immediately Cease Operations

E K Trucking found to be operating unsafe vehicles in violation of December 2012 out-of-service order WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Commerce City-Colo.-based E K Trucking, Inc., USDOT No. 604546, to immediately cease its trucking operations, declaring the company to be an imminent hazard to [...]

Colorado Governor Issues Emergency Declarations for El Paso, Huerfano and Fremont Counties

Emergency Declarations by State (alphabetical order including date) 5/22/06 Summary Report of the Industry Capabilities Meeting All Reports All Technical Briefs All Analysis Briefs The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is coordinating with the following states that have Declared Emergency Declarations. We recommend you check each State's Web site and search for "Issued Emergency [...]

Health Care Issues

Think You Cannot Afford Health Insurance? Think Again. Starting in 2014, individuals and families can take a new premium tax credit to help them afford health insurance coverage purchased through an Affordable Insurance Exchange. Exchanges will operate in every state and the District of Columbia. The premium tax credit is refundable so taxpayers who have [...]

FMCSA’s “Operation Quick Strike” Shuts Down Another Unsafe Bus Company

Northern Virginia-based Advanced Ventures Ordered to Cease Operations WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Springfield, Va.-based passenger carrier Advanced Ventures, LLC., USDOT No. 1993687, to immediately cease all operations, declaring that its vehicles and drivers pose an imminent hazard to public safety. Advanced Ventures operates a [...]

2012 Annual Drug and Alcohol Testing Data Due to FMCSA July 1

Motorist Get Drug Tested, Be Informed! In accordance with 49 CFR ยง 382.403, approximately 3,000 randomly selected motor carriers were notified to submit annual U.S. Department of Transportation drug and alcohol (DA) testing program summary results for calendar year 2012 to the Drug and Alcohol Management Information System (DAMIS) by July 1, 2013. To expedite [...]

Boston-based bus company Lucky Star declared an Imminent Hazard to the Public,Ordered by USDOT to Cease Operations

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Boston-based passenger carrier Lucky River Transportation Corporation, which does business as Lucky Star, USDOT No. 1216817, to immediately cease all operations, declaring that its vehicles and drivers pose an imminent hazard to public safety. "There is no higher priority than [...]

Alabama has Issued a Temporary Suspension of IRP and IFTA Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is coordinating with the following states that have Declared Emergency Declarations. We recommend you check each State's Web site and search for "Issued Emergency Declarations" if you are interested in more details. For those carriers or drivers interested in providing services or need to understand FMCSA regulations, the [...]

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