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NHTSA Aug 15
Don’t be the reason someone doesn’t get home. If you feel different, you drive different.
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NHTSA Aug 14
NHTSA Launch NEW Impaired Driving Safety Campaign & Advertisements
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The FAA Aug 11
The following statement is from Acting Administrator Dan Elwell regarding the at .
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The FAA Aug 11
The air traffic controllers and other professionals demonstrated great skill and professionalism in handling this tragic incident. will provide any support necessary to the ’s investigation.
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TransportationGov Aug 11
While any loss of life is regrettable, the first responders and Air Traffic Controllers should be commended for their handling of a potentially dangerous situation yesterday evening.
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TransportationGov Aug 9
America’s budding space industry is developing innovative technologies that will utilize space for exploration, resource extraction, and tourism. Our space interests must be protected, and Trump & Pence are working hard to ensure they are.
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PHMSA Aug 9
Today isn’t 8/11, but we are observing National ! Remember to call 8-1-1 AT LEAST two days prior to any digging project to have the locations of underground utilities marked
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The White House Aug 9
At the unanimous recommendation of the National Space Council, human space exploration is back at the core of America's space program.
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TransportationGov Aug 8
INFRA grant projects like replacing the Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to fixing our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, while empowering states and communities to make long-term infrastructure improvements.
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TransportationGov Aug 8
Sec. Chao, “This important project will enhance safety, decrease travel times, and improve the quality of life for the people in this area.”
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TransportationGov Aug 8
Secretary Chao joined Sen. ,, and other officials in Plaquemines Parish to announce a $45 million INFRA grant to replace the Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel. This project will reduce delays and support the economic vitality of the entire region
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TransportationGov Aug 8
Secretary Elaine L. Chao visits with to award $2.5 million in Marine Highway grants to the Maritime Highway between the Port of New Orleans and the Port of Baton Rouge.
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TransportationGov Aug 7
Don't make a judgement call. Make a phone call. Call 811 a few days before digging to have underground utilities marked.
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TransportationGov Aug 7
On this , honors and remembers the heroic men and women who have sacrificed in service of our great nation.
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Federal Highway Admn Aug 3
Deputy Federal Highway Administrator Brandye L. Hendrickson joins state and local officials today for the Central 70 Project groundbreaking in Colorado, which will improve mobility for commuters, businesses, and travelers.
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TransportationGov Aug 2
What They Are Saying – Leaders React to Joint Proposal to Revise Fuel Rules for Safety, Consumers, and the Environment
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TransportationGov Aug 2
Through the notice and comment process, correcting fuel economy standards to more appropriate and realistic levels for the American consumer will be one of the largest deregulatory and economic accomplishments of this Administration.
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TransportationGov Aug 2
estimates that the proposed new standards will save half a trillion dollars in regulatory costs for the U.S. economy and will save approximately 12,700 lives over the lifetime of the vehicles covered by the new rules (well more than 1,000 lives saved per year).
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TransportationGov Aug 2
There is an urgent need to revisit the standards set by the previous administration. Compared with the preferred alternative outlined in the SAFE proposal, keeping in place the current 2012 standards would add $2,340 to the cost of owning a new car.
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TransportationGov Aug 2
The SAFE Vehicles Proposal presents an alternative that would save thousands of lives and deliver economic benefits by modernizing the Nation’s vehicle fleet and enabling Americans to afford cars and light trucks that are newer, safer, cleaner, and more fuel efficient.
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