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DOT Publishes Proposed Changes To Hours Of Service Regulations For Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published this week a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on changes to "hours of service"
United States
20 Aug 2019
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Airline's Provision Of Alternative Accessible Website Triggers Hefty Fine Under The Air Carrier Access Act
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Department of Transportation says that an airline's provision of an accessible alternative website violates the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA),
United States
7 Jan 2019
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Future Enterprises, Government Inspections, And Drones: Agencies Are Using Drones More And More For Site Inspections
Employers should be aware that OSHA and some state environmental agencies are now using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or "drones" in select inspections and investigations.
United States
28 Dec 2018
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Service Animals vs. Emotional Support Animals: Ferreting Out The Truth
Seyfarth Synopsis: Is it a service animal or an emotional support animal?
United States
14 Aug 2018
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WALL-E Take The Wheel: Thinking Through The Possibilities Of The Driverless Revolution
The advent of driverless transportation has begun and advances in this area continue to outpace the expectations of many.
United States
5 Apr 2018
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FAA Rule May Permit Air Shipment Of Marijuana To Islands
Transport of marijuana in states where it is legal to islands located within the state is complicated by the fact that transportation by air generally violates federal law
United States
6 Nov 2017
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Airport Active Shooter Incident — What Can Happen In Just 15 Seconds, And What Business Needs To Know
Seyfarth Synopsis: A recent active shooter incident at an international airport illustrates both how quickly an incident may be over, yet how ancillary impacts take much longer to resolve
United States
4 Oct 2017
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Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma Chameleon: Liability Comes and Goes with Oxford Comma
In that case, a group of dairy delivery drivers sued Oakhurst, claiming the company failed to pay them overtime under Maine's wage and hour laws.
United States
29 Mar 2017
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Massachusetts SJC Strikes A Blow To Massachusetts Independent Contractor Statute
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently held that the FAAAA preempts the second prong of the Massachusetts Independent Contractor Statute as applied to certain delivery drivers.
United States
6 Jan 2017
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Tesla Takes On Michigan
Tesla's fight to sell its popular electronic cars directly to consumers, rather than through independent dealers, recently took a decidedly more aggressive turn.
United States
7 Nov 2016
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Asleep At The Wheel: Trucking Company's Sleep Apnea Policy And Procedures Reviewed By Federal Courts
Recently decided court case finds that motor vehicle carriers may lawfully require overweight drivers to submit to a medical examination testing for obstructive sleep apnea.
United States
4 Nov 2016
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FAA Issues Supplemental Rulemaking On Safety Management Systems
The FAA has gotten closer to a conceptual model for the safety management system requirements and standards that will be required for certified airports.
United States
23 Sep 2016
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Wheels For Wheelchairs: Massachusetts Mandates Accessible Ride-Sharing
Massachusetts recently enacted its first statewide ride-sharing law requiring companies like Uber to provide accessible transportation for individuals with disabilities.
United States
9 Sep 2016
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EPA Determines that Aircraft Emissions Contribute to Air Pollution and Climate Change
EPA's recent finding paves the way for the Agency to develop standards regulating greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft.
United States
12 Aug 2016
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Uber Agrees To Form Non-Union Guild With New York City Drivers
Uber has agreed to create the Independent Drivers Guild, a non-union organization that will provide New York City based Uber drivers with regular access to the Company...
United States
31 May 2016
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DOT Proposes Rulemaking On "Safety Sensitive Positions" In Highway And Rail Transportation
The U.S. Department of Transportation has published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on the Evaluation of Safety Sensitive Personnel for Moderate-to-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 47 Fed. Reg. 12642 (March 10, 2016).
United States
24 Mar 2016
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DOT Proposes Rulemaking On "Safety Sensitive Positions" In Highway And Rail Transportation
The U.S. Department of Transportation has published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on the Evaluation of Safety Sensitive Personnel for Moderate-to-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 47 Fed. Reg. 12642 (March 10, 2016).
United States
21 Mar 2016
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OSHA And FAA Sign Agreement On Protecting Airline Workers From Retaliation
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed a Memorandum of Understanding (December 1, 2015)...
United States
27 Jan 2016
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President Declares "National Impaired Driving Prevention Month"
By Proclamation, President Obama has declared December 2015, to be "National Impaired Driving Prevention Month." 80 Fed. Reg. 75781 (December 3, 2015).
United States
7 Dec 2015
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NIOSH Drive Safely Work Week 2015 – Is Your Company (And Its Policies) Ready?
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Center for Motor Vehicle Safety (CMVS), through its NIOSH Science Blog, recently featured the Drive Safely Work Week campaign.
United States
12 Oct 2015
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