On Wednesday, Youtube stars Adam Saleh and Slim Albaher went viral on Twitter when they posted a video of Delta Airlines removing them from their flight after their Arabic conversation made other passengers uncomfortable. Just how much legal recourse does Delta have in situations like this?
Imagine boarding a cross-country flight and finding yourself next to someone who will be talking on his or her cell phone for the next three hours.
Some things to consider before putting a shiny new car on your wish list.
The Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that they were proposing a rule that would require all new vehicles to include technology for vehicle-to-vehicle systems. The protocol could help prevent a whole lot of accidents, but that is, thankfully, not the only way they’re thinking about drivers’ safety.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a final rule on December 2, 2016 establishing a national drug and alcohol clearinghouse database for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”) issued a General Policy Statement for civil penalties (“Penalty Framework”) on October 17, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is calling for project applications for $850 million in transportation infrastructure grants, representing the second opportunity for funding from a program that has already received tremendous interest from public project sponsors and the infrastructure community.
NHTSA Releases Proposed Cybersecurity Guidance for the Automotive Industry and Solicits Public Comment
On October 24, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) announced the release of Cybersecurity Best Practices for Modern Vehicles, a non-binding, proposed guidance document designed to assist the automotive industry in improving motor vehicle cybersecurity and mitigating threats to safety.
Don’t Roll the Dice: FinCEN Assesses Significant Penalties On Regulated Entity for Failing to Implement a Comprehensive AML Compliance Program
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) imposed a civil money penalty of $12 million against a Nevada based casino, CG Technology, L.P. (CGT) for alleged violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) on October 3, 2016.
The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report criticizing PHMSA’s implementation of Congressional mandates and recommendations from the NTSB, GAO and the OIG itself.