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USDOT Announces Funding Opportunity For Roadway Safety

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to build the capacity of state, local, and tribal governments to use innovative data tools and information to improve roadway safety. “This is part of the Department’s ongoing effort to utilize predictive data analytics to identify and address systemic factors contributing

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Texas Emergency Declaration Extended

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: FMCSA) — The Regional Field Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Western Service Center, hereby declares that an emergency exists that warrants extension of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2019-006 issued on October 28, 2019 and continuing the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for

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Leizerman, Fried Headline Truck Attorney Symposium

Nearly 400 lawyers attend ATAA conference in Nashville, learn from the best plaintiff’s trucking attorneys. NASHVILLE, TN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — More than 400 lawyers and paralegals brought this year’s Academy of Truck Accident Attorney Symposium to record-setting attendance levels as the nation’s leading truck accident plaintiff’s attorneys gave advice and shared experience in litigating major truck crashes. In nearly 50 sessions

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FMCSA Prepares Drug And Alcohol CDL Clearinghouse

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: FMCSA) — In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget for its review and approval and invites public comment. The FMCSA requests to renew an ICR titled, “Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.” The

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State Police Safety Check Sidelines 125 Trucks In Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Maryland State Police) — A combined law enforcement initiative today in Prince George’s County involved the inspection of nearly 500 commercial vehicles and resulted in 24 percent of them being placed out-of-service for a variety of critical safety violations. Out-of-service declarations require that repairs be made to correct the violations before the vehicle can head back

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Stefano Portigliatti Now Board Certified In Truck Accident Law

JACKSONVILLE, FL (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Stefano Portigliatti of Coker Law in Jacksonville, FL is the 20th attorney in the United States to become officially Board Certified in Truck Accident Law. Portigliatti joins the nation’s leading truck accident attorneys in passing a rigorous exam, undergoing an intensive background check and proving that his practice is dedicated to protecting victims of truck crashes.

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