U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

New Standards (significant activity from 2002 - present)
  • DOT Rule Creates Training Standards for New Truck/Bus Drivers (December 2016)
    Background
  • Final Rule Streamlines Special Permits Process (September 2015)
    Background
  • Final Rule on Transport of Flammable Liquids (May 2015)
    Background
  • Federal Railroad Administration: Railroad Workplace Safety; Adjacent-Track On-Track Safety for Roadway Workers; Final Rule (November 2011)
    49 CFR Part 214
    Background
  • Expanded Oversight for Small Vans/Vehicles Used in Business (September 2010)
    49 CFR Parts 385, 390 – 396
    Background
  • Pipeline Safety: Integrity Management Program for Gas Distribution Pipelines; Final Rule (December 2009)
    49 CFR Part 192
    Background
  • Enhancing Rail Transportation Safety and Security for Hazardous Materials Shipments (April 2008)
    Background
  • Enhancing Rail Transportation Safety and Security for Hazardous Materials Shipments (April 2008)
    Background
  • Track Safety Standards; Inspection of Joints in Continuous Welded Rail (CWR) (Federal Railroad Administration, December 2005)
    49 CFR Part 213
    Background
  • Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, July 2004))
    49 CFR Parts 380
    Background
  • Safety Requirements for Operators of Small Passenger-Carrying Commercial Motor Vehicles Used In Interstate Commerce (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, November 2003)
    49 CFR Parts 390 and 398
    Background
  • Limitations on the Issuance of Commercial Drivers Licenses with a Hazardous Materials Endorsement, Interim Final Rule (Transportation Security Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, May 2003)
    49 CFR Parts 383 and 384
    Background
  • New Entrant Safety Assurance Process, Interim Final Rule (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, January 2003)
    49 CFR Part 385
    Background
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