The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance, with the Office of General Counsel, has recently issued new guidance governing the collection process for substance abuse testing.
Department of Transportation Issues Order Requiring Rail Carriers to Notify States of Crude Shipments
In response to recent derailments of trains transporting crude, the Department of Transportation issued an emergency order pursuant to its regulatory authority over the transportation of hazardous materials.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is moving towards technology that allows cars to “talk” to each other, but there are still questions of when and how this can actually work.
Millions of truck drivers subject to the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration drug and alcohol testing regulations may be subject to hair testing for alleged drugs in addition to the urine testing currently authorized under the FMCSA rules, if recently proposed federal legislation is enacted.
New Department of Transportation Website and Kiosk Regulations Provide Insight into Forthcoming Department of Justice Regulations for Public Accommodations
As we reported earlier this month, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued regulations under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACA) making it easier for airline passengers with disabilities to access both airline websites and terminal kiosks.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Health Care Exchanges, Money Market Fund Reform, Small Business Loans
Regulatory process returned to the forefront last week, with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposing the latest in Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act rule for small business, while the Small Business Administration (SBA) published four more size standard adjustments and will soon publish new size integrity standards.
The U.S. Department of Transportation today awarded two within-perimeter slot exemptions to Southwest Airlines for nonstop service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Houston (Hobby).
The DOT announced today that the fourth in a series of public meetings of the Advisory Committee on Aviation Consumer Protection will focus on privacy issues.
President Obama has nominated Anthony Foxx, the Mayor of Charlotte to replace Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation.
USDOT indicated yesterday that a 5th round of TIGER grant opportunities may be announced on Friday, April 19th, with $475 million in grants becoming available.