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Press Releases

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

FMCSA Disqualifies Wyoming-Licensed Driver for being an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has disqualified Wyoming-licensed commercial driver David R. Williams after determining he constitutes  an “imminent hazard” to public safety and ordered him to immediately cease operating any commercial motor vehicle (“CMV”) in interstate or intrastate commerce.  Williams was served the Federal order on March 16, 2022.

FMCSA Announces Call for Applications for Women of Trucking Advisory Board

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the launch of the Women of Trucking Advisory Board (WOTAB) to recruit, support, and ensure the safety of women commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers and the trucking industry at large. 

FMCSA Declares Texas Motor Carrier to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Koboat Trucking LLC, USDOT No. 3273682, a Houston-based motor carrier, to be an “imminent hazard” to public safety and ordered the motor carrier to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations.  The motor carrier was served the Federal order on March 4, 2022.

FMCSA Declares Texas Licensed Driver an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Texas-licensed commercial vehicle driver Christopher M. Savannah to be an “imminent hazard” to public safety and ordered him to immediately cease operating any commercial motor vehicle (“CMV”) in interstate commerce.  Mr. Savannah was served the Federal order on February 17, 2022.

FMCSA Declares Texas Motor Carrier An Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared 4 Life Transport Corporation an “imminent hazard” to public safety and ordered the Houston-based motor carrier to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations.  The motor carrier was served the Federal order on February 11, 2022.

FMCSA Declares Mexican-Licensed Driver an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Mexican-licensed commercial driver (Licencia Federal de Conductor (“LF”)) J. Rafael Arizaga-Tapia a/k/a Nibardo Andrade-Mendoza to be an “imminent hazard” to public safety and ordered him to immediately cease operating any commercial motor vehicle (“CMV”) in interstate commerce in the United States.  Arizaga-Tapia was served the Federal order on February 4, 2022.

FMCSA Declares Texas Motor Carrier to be an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Houston, Texas-based motor carrier Adversity Transport, Inc., USDOT No. 3424480, to be an “imminent hazard” to public safety and ordered the motor carrier to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations.  The motor carrier was served the Federal order on January 25, 2022.

Robin Hutcheson Announced as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced that Robin Hutcheson will become the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. As Deputy Administrator, Ms. Hutcheson will serve as the Acting Administrator.

Since January 2021, Ms. Hutcheson has served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety Policy for the U.S. Department of Transportation in the Biden-Harris Administration. In this role she led safety policy for the Department, and