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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.