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Press Releases

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

FMCSA Awards More Than $76 Million in Grants to Improve Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has awarded more than $76 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety.  All 50 states, the District of Columbia, plus the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are slated to receive federal funds.

FMCSA Declares Massachusetts Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Massachusetts-licensed commercial driver William Edward Dearth, Jr., to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce.  Dearth was served the federal order on September 3, 2021.

FMCSA Declares Unlicensed North Carolina Truck Operator to be an Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Jean Lafortune, Jr., of North Carolina to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Lafortune was served the federal order on July 22, 2021.

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.