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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

FMCSA Declares Tennessee Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Tennessee-licensed commercial driver Kristopher Anthony Adams to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce.  Adams was served the federal order on June 23, 2021.

Imminent Hazard Out-of-Service Order for Kalilu Koneh

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared commercial vehicle driver Kalilu Koneh to be an imminent hazard to public safety, thereby prohibiting him from operating any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce. Koneh was served the federal order on July 6, 2021.

Imminent Hazard Out-of-Service Order for Robert L. Webb

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared commercial motor vehicle driver Robert L. Webb to be an imminent hazard to public safety, thereby prohibiting him from operating any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce. Webb was served the federal order on July 2, 2021.

FMCSA Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi visits Port of New York & New Jersey, Discusses Supply Chain Disruptions

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, June 16, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Deputy  Administrator Meera Joshi visited the Port of New York & New Jersey to discuss ongoing supply chain disruptions after the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for infrastructure investments.

This visit is part of the Biden Administration’s whole-of-government approach to addressing supply chain disruptions. Last Tuesday, the Biden

Truck Driver from Mexico Prohibited from Operating Commercial Vehicles in U.S.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Mexico-licensed commercial driver Cecilio Eliut Camacho-Montoya to be an imminent hazard to public safety, thereby prohibiting him from operating any commercial motor vehicle in the United States. Camacho-Montoya was served the federal order on June 9, 2021.

Additional Measures Taken to Help States Affected by Pipeline

USDOT Announces Additional Measures to Help States in Areas Affected by the Colonial Pipeline Incident

The U.S. DOT today announced additional help for States in areas affected by the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline.  The White House and DOT have determined that previous declarations of “major disaster” issued by the President within the past 120 days allow States covered by those declarations to use Interstate highways in their State to transport overweight loads of gasoline

West Virginia Added to Regional Pipeline Declaration

USDOT Details Ongoing Efforts to Help Mitigate Potential Impacts of the Colonial Pipeline Disruption

WASHINGTON – The Biden-Harris Administration is continually assessing the impact of the ongoing Colonial Pipeline incident on fuel supplies for the East Coast and is monitoring reported shortages in parts of the Southeast. This ongoing effort includes evaluating resources the federal government can mobilize to mitigate potential impacts.

As part of this process, the U.S.

FMCSA Responds to Unanticipated Shutdown of Colonial Pipeline

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Administration Issues Temporary Hours of Service Exemption in Response to the Unanticipated Shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced today as part of the federal government’s efforts to actively assess the implications of the Colonial Pipeline incident and to avoid disruption to supply, that the USDOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is taking steps to