Clapp Nominated to Head FMCSA
President Bush will nominate Joseph M. Clapp to administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
If approved, Clapp will be the FMCSA's first full administrator since its creation in 1999.
Clapp is a former chairman of Roadway Services Inc. and various motor carrier organizations.
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Sandberg sworn in as head of FMCSA
Anette M. Sandberg was sworn in Tuesday as the new administrator of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
President Bush nominated Sandberg in March and the Senate confirmed her on July 31.
Transportation Secretary Norm Mineta appointed Sandberg as deputy administrator of the FMCSA in November 2002.
She has been serving as acting
ICF International wins DOT FMCSA contract
ICF Incorporated LLC, a subsidiary of ICF International, won a competitively awarded recompete contract with the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
The total value of the five-year contract (one base year, four option years) is $10 million.
FMCSA issues charges against illegal operator
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a notice of claim charging Mr. Cayetano Martinez, owner of Tierra Santa Inc. bus company, with multiple federal motor carrier safety violations.
The $72,760 in fines is the result of an investigation of a fatal crash in Phoenix on March 5, involving a bus operated by Tierra
FMCSA launches Website redesign
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has redesigned its Website to provide greater transparency and make critical information more easily accessible
FMCSA shuts down rogue operator
Following an emergency request by the U.S. Department of Transportation's (US DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the United States District Court for the Central District of California on Saturday ordered the owner of Tierra Santa Inc., the illegal bus company involved in a March 5 fatal crash near Phoenix, Ariz., to immediately cease all interstate and international
Passenger Carrier Strike Force targets safety at checkpoints
On Wednesday, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator Ann Ferro joined state and local officials at a commercial bus checkpoint to observe the safety inspection of motorcoaches, tour buses and other commercial passenger vehicles.
The Washington, D.C. checkpoint was part of FMCSA's annual national Passenger Carrier Strike Force, during which federal, state
Bus safety app makes data more accessible
With the motorcoach travel season ready to heat up, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released its SaferBus iPhone/iPad application, giving
FMCSA allows online registration
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) implemented an online registration option to help motor carriers comply with the requirements of the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999.
Motor carriers with a U.S. Department of Transportation number and certain key FMCSA forms in hand can now update their Motor Carrier Identification Report form (MCS-150) online
Autobuses Rio Verde ordered to cease operations
Autobuses Rio Verde, of Irving,
Texas, was ordered to cease
operations by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) after
determining that the company was affiliated with Green River Bus LLC, which was
ordered to cease operations in April 2008.
An investigation of Autobuses Rio Verde by FMCSA revealed