Sean McNally

Government

Bill Bronrott to Be Named FMCSA Deputy

President Obama plans to name former Maryland legislator and trucking industry critic Bill Bronrott to be deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2010
Government, Business, Safety

White House Approves Text-Ban Proposal

The White House Office of Management and Budget approved a proposed ban on texting by commercial drivers Monday, sending the regulation on to be published in the Federal Register.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
March 30, 2010
Government, Business, Safety

Ferro Hopes for Variety of Perspectives on HOS Rule

WASHINGTON — Anne Ferro, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, told Transport Topics she hoped the agency will get a variety of points of view during its upcoming public hearings on hours-of-service.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2010
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Says Clean Diesel Efforts Are Working

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said last week its clean diesel efforts have produced $500 million to $1.4 billion in public health benefits.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2009
Government, Business

FMCSA Chief: Mexico Plan Coming

Rose McMurray, acting head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, told Transport Topics the agency was hopeful of finding a resolution to the ongoing trade row between the U.S. and Mexico over longhaul truck access.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
September 22, 2009
Government, Business, Safety

Senate Passes DOT Approps Bill, Retains Maine Weight Provision

The Senate approved legislation increasing the funding for the Department of Transportation in 2010, leaving in a provision that would allow Maine to increase the weight limit on Interstate 95 to 100,000 pounds.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
September 22, 2009
Business, Safety, Logistics

Truck Traffic Deaths Decline 12%, NHTSA Says

The number of Americans killed in truck-related crashes fell 12% in 2008 to 4,229, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
July 2, 2009
Business

FHWA Nominee Seeks ‘Balance’ on Truck-Weight Issue

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s nominee to head the Federal Highway Administration told a Senate panel he considers it important to look for “balance” in debating truck size limits.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
June 3, 2009
Business, Safety, Government

LaHood Says No Decision Yet on Truck Weights

WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation has yet to make a decision on whether to back increased federal truck weight limits, Secretary Ray LaHood said.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2009
Government, Business, Safety

Groups File with FMCSA Against Hours-of-Service Rules

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

A coalition of advocacy groups including Public Citizen and the Teamsters union has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to reconsider key provisions of its controversial hours-of-service rule.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
December 18, 2008

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