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Small Plane Crash On Fla. Beach: One Dead, One Injured

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) – A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said. 471 more words


DOT proposes new safety rules for oil trains

KIMT News 3 – Every day nine trains leave western North Dakota filled with oil. Most head east through Minnesota in order to reach the east coast. 170 more words


The Public Eye on NAI

For months, many lawmakers, stakeholders, and leaders within the labor and aviation community have been keeping a close eye on whether the U.S. Department of Transportation will approve or reject Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) “flag of convenience” business model.  168 more words

Leveling The Playing Field

Bakken crude is 'more flammable': U.S. proposes new rules for moving oil by rail

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed an overhaul of safety standards for transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail, after a number of explosive accidents over the past year. 578 more words


Petition calls for automakers to take action against hot car deaths

Every single summer, tragic headlines are printed about people whose children die of heatstroke from being left unattended in a hot car. This petition on whitehouse.gov… 148 more words


Ode to tire pressure monitoring

“I’m going to put something in that tire that’s better than a nail!”

The friendly man at the Jordan Service Centre is accommodating enough to fix our tire on the spur of the moment. 883 more words


U.S. Department of Transportation Outlines Steps for Managing Impending Highway Trust Fund Shortfall

U.S. Department of Transportation Outlines Steps for Managing Impending Highway Trust Fund Shortfall
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx today sent letters to state transportation departments and transit agencies outlining steps the Department of Transportation (DOT) will soon be forced to take to manage the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund.

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