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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 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

Baltimore Bridge Collapse Update: Emergency Declaration Extension Issued by FMCSA (May 7, 2024)

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.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Launches Annual Our Roads, Our Safety® Week 

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Hosts Annual Our Roads, Our Safety® Week  Encouraging commercial motor vehicle drivers and all roadway users to focus on safe driving habits   Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is raising awareness and sharing ways to improve road safety by hosting its annual Our Roads, Our Safety® Week from May 5-11, 2024. The weeklong safety observance is dedicated to educating

FMCSA Declares New Jersey-licensed Driver an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared a New Jersey-licensed commercial driver Gurpreet Singh to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered him to immediately cease operating any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce. Singh was served the Federal order on April 19, 2024.  On March 28, 2024, while operating his CMV, Singh rear-ended a passenger vehicle on Highway 10 in Washington County,

Readout of FMCSA’s Information Session with CMV Stakeholders - Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse Updates

On Wednesday, April 10th, 2024, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted an information session with stakeholders across the trucking industry.  The session provided additional information on how the Agency’s emergency relief following the tragic collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, MD applies to motor carriers and commercial motor vehicle drivers. 

FMCSA Declares Texas-licensed Driver an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Texas-licensed commercial driver Jerry Hernandez to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered him to immediately cease operating any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate or intrastate commerce. Hernandez was served the Federal order on March 29, 2024.

On March 22, 2024, Hernandez was operating a large concrete pumping CMV for FJM Concrete Pumping

FMCSA Declares West Virginia-Licensed Driver an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety (Jeffrey Brannon - March 14, 2024)

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared West Virginia-licensed commercial driver Jeffrey Brannon to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered him to immediately cease operating any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate or intrastate commerce.  Brannon was served the Federal order on March 13, 2024.

Biden-Harris Administration Opens Applications for Over $180 Million in Safety Grants for Commercial Motor Vehicles

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law makes way for funding that will boost innovation,  expand partnerships, and enhance training to make roadways safer for all  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the availability of more than $180 million in grants to promote roadway safety. These grants, part of the funding included in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, are open to state, territorial, and tribal

FMCSA Removes Five Devices from List of Registered ELDs

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) removed CI ELD LOGS, CN ELD,  KSK ELD, TT ELD 30, and TT ELD 1010 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