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Press Releases and Announcements

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

FMCSA Removes Four Devices from List of Registered ELDs

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) removed CTE-LOG ELD, ELD VOLT, POWERTRUCKS ELD, and TFM ELD devices from the list of registered Electronic Logging Devices (ELD). FMCSA placed these ELDs on the Revoked Devices list due to the companies’ failure to meet the minimum requirements established in 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, appendix A. The removals are effective July 23, 2024

Here’s what a motor carrier must do if experiencing an Electronic Logging Device Malfunction

Are you experiencing a malfunction of your Electronic Logging Device (ELD) as a result of the recent Microsoft application outage? Give your ELD provider a call and remember to use paper logs in accordance with regulations if your device is not functioning properly. You can find additional guidance and helpful FAQs here: ELD - ELD - FAQ Learn More (dot.gov)

Francis Scott Key Bridge (Baltimore, MD) Collapse News and information

Francis Scott Key Bridge News and Updates At approximately 1:30 a.m. ET on March 26, 2024, a cargo ship leaving the Port of Baltimore in Baltimore, MD struck the (I-695) Francis Scott Key Bridge. This caused a collapse of the bridge. Please continue to check this page regularly for related updates affecting commercial motor vehicles, including traffic alerts and emergency declarations.

Melody Drummond Hansen Appointed FMCSA Chief Counsel

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced Melody Drummond Hansen as the agency’s new Chief Counsel.  

FMCSA Declares California-based Motor Carrier an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared California-based trucking company Manrique Agramon dba Monique Trucking (“Monique Trucking”), USDOT No. 3888730, to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered the carrier to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations. Monique Trucking was served the Federal order on July 2, 2024. On June 11, 2024, an employee of Monique Trucking was operating a

Vinn White Announced as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced Vinn White as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). As Deputy Administrator, Mr. White will also serve as the agency’s Acting Administrator.

As Part of DOT’s Push to Bring Traffic Deaths to Zero, Biden-Harris Administration Sends Every State Funding for Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law makes unprecedented investments in roadway safety WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced approximately $480 million in Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program grant awards from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to fund initiatives aimed at preventing crashes, fatalities, and injuries involving commercial motor vehicles. As FMCSA’s largest grant program, the

FMCSA Issues Imminent Hazard Out-of-Service Order to New Jersey-based 1 Noor Trucking, Inc.

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared New Jersey-based trucking company 1 Noor Trucking, Inc., USDOT No. 3724751, to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered the carrier to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations. 1 Noor Trucking, Inc. was served the Federal order on May 24, 2024.

FMCSA Removes Two Devices from List of Registered ELDs

FMCSA Removes Two Devices from List of Registered ELDs WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) removed BLUE STAR ELD and ELD MANDATE PLUS devices from the list of registered Electronic Logging Devices (ELD). FMCSA placed these ELDs on the Revoked Devices list due to the companies’ failure to meet the minimum requirements established in 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, appendix A. The removals are effective May 21, 2024.

FMCSA Continues Nationwide Crackdown on Fraudulent Household Goods Movers and Brokers

FMCSA Continues Nationwide Crackdown on Fraudulent Household Goods Movers and Brokers  Ahead of busy summer moving season, agency conducts enforcement sweep and provides consumer resources  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the launch of Operation Protect Your Move, the agency’s nationwide crackdown on scam interstate household goods (HHG) movers and brokers. This enforcement initiative will address complaints about HHG moving