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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Record Fines, Unprecedented Oversight Requirements in GM Investigation
General Motors agrees to pay maximum $35 million penalty for violating federal safety laws.
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DOT sends GROW AMERICA transportation bill to Congress
Secretary Foxx Sends Transportation Bill to Congress: GROW AMERICA Act would create jobs, provide certainty for country’s future growth
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DOT Works to Improve Its Existing Regulations
Based on comments from the public, as well as through DOT’s annual review of its existing regulations, DOT developed a plan of action to review its existing rules to revise or revoke them.
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What is DOT Working On?
DOT has rulemakings across all modes of transportation - from unmanned aircraft to nearly silent electric cars that still keep pedestrians with visual impairments safer.
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Pilot Program Puts 'Social' Twist on Rulemaking
DOT has joined with the Cornell e-Rulemaking Initiative in a pilot project to explore ways to use the Internet, blogging, and social media to help ease and encourage greater public participation in DOT rulemaking.
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