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Press Releases

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

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Motor Carrier Safety Awards Funding to 56 States, Territories for Safer Roads

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Motor Carrier Safety Awards Funding to 56 States, Territories for Safer Roads Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provided a 61% increase in funding for states and territories to support roadway safety.

"Your Roads, Their Freedom” empowers drivers, other transportation workers to combat human trafficking

New campaign reaches truck and motorcoach drivers at rest areas, travel centers, bus stations, and other places where human trafficking may occur

Brenna Marron Appointed FMCSA Director of Governmental Affairs 

Washington - Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced Brenna Marron as the agency’s new Director of Governmental Affairs.  

FMCSA Announces Commitments to Road Safety Through Inaugural Our Roads, Our Safety Week

This safety observance will launch alongside two national public awareness campaigns promoting safe driving practices among all road users, including large truck and bus drivers. Washington - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the start of its first-ever Our Roads, Our Safety Week, a safety observance dedicated to educating all road users on sharing the road safely with large trucks and buses. This effort, taking place

FMCSA Forms New Task Force to Combat Predatory Leasing Practices

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the 9 members who will serve on the Truck Leasing Task Force (TLTF) chartered by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. TLTF will evaluate lease agreements in the industry and their potential safety and financial impact on owner-operators.  TLTF is established as a statutory committee under the authority of Section 23009 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA

FMCSA Declares New York-Licensed Driver an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety (Saul Aquiles Carrera - April 14, 2023)

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared New York-licensed commercial driver Saul Aquiles Carrera 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.  Williams was served the Federal order on April 14, 2023.

FMCSA Launches Operation Protect Your Move, A Nationwide Crackdown on Moving Scams

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the launch of Operation Protect Your Move, a nationwide crackdown on scam movers ahead of the busy summer moving season. Through Operation Protect Your Move, FMCSA is deploying dozens of investigators across the country in an enforcement sweep to address the significant uptick in complaints of movers holding household possessions hostage to extort exorbitant additional charges from consumers. It will also address complaints

FMCSA has Removed ALL-WAYS TRACK, LLC’s “All-Ways Track” ELD from List of Registered ELDs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has removed All-Ways Track ELD from the list of registered Electronic Logging Devices (ELD). FMCSA has placed All-Ways Track ELD on the Revoked Devices list due to the company’s failure to meet the minimum requirements established in 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, appendix A, effective March 27, 2023.

Earl Adams, Jr. Appointed as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Washington, DC – Today, Earl Adams, Jr. was sworn in as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).  Adams has served as FMCSA’s Chief Counsel since July 2021. He takes over the role previously held by Robin Hutcheson, who was officially confirmed as FMCSA’s Administrator on September 22, 2022. 

FMCSA Announces Proposed Improvements to Its Safety Measurement System to Prevent Crashes

WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced proposed changes to its Safety Measurement System (SMS) to reduce and prevent crashes. The SMS uses data from roadside inspections, crash reports, and investigations to identify and prioritize for intervention the motor carriers that pose the greatest risk to safety. As part of FMCSA’s commitment to continually improve how the Agency uses data to focus enforcement, these proposed changes aim to better identify the