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Press Releases

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

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

Large Trucks are Involved in 1/3 of All Fatal Crashes Occurring in Work Zones

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today called on all drivers to “share work zones safely” by staying alert, obeying traffic signs and allowing all vehicles extra space as the nation’s annual roadway repair and construction season commences.

FMCSA Declares Nevada Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Nevada-licensed commercial driver Julio Perea Ayala to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Ayala was served the federal order on March 26, 2021.

FMCSA Declares California Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared California-licensed commercial driver Daniel Tobon, a/k/a Daniel Moran, a/k/a Daniel Tabon, to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Tobon was served the federal order on March 9, 2021.

FMCSA Declares Alabama Motor Carrier, Truck Driver, to be Imminent Hazards to Public Safety

​​​​​​​WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Birmingham, Alabama-based Woods Dependable Towing, LLC., USDOT No. 3435215, to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations after investigators found the company to pose an imminent hazard to public safety.  The company was served the federal order on March 8, 2021.

FMCSA Declares Minnesota Truck Driver to be an Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Minnesota-licensed commercial driver Jordan Andrew Bane to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Bane was served the federal order on March 5, 2021.