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The official Twitter account of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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TransportationGov 1h
As this storm moves up the be sure to check on road conditions in your area before traveling. Use caution and drive carefully. has information on delays at major airports here:
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The FAA 18h
If you fly, firefighters can’t! Do NOT operate your ANYWHERE near or around the in California. are ALWAYS a .
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ITS JPO Director 20h
In October, published AV 3.0, which presented “Guiding Principles on for Safety.” (Read: ). Now we’ve just released a new webinar recording that focuses on voluntary data exchanges:
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NHTSA Nov 14
If you are hosting a party this season, think of ways to reward the . Safe is sober.
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Federal Highway Admn Nov 13
What better way to honor our nation’s first responders by making sure they have the support they need? Share this free training with the law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, & recovery workers in your lives.
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TransportationGov Nov 11
This the entire Department extends its greatest appreciation to all those who have served our nation. We are grateful for your bravery and many sacrifices. Read a special message from here:
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FMCSA Nov 9
FMCSA’s Even Exchange Program allows qualified drivers to be exempt from the skills & knowledge tests needed to get a commercial driver’s license (if used w/ the Military Skills Test Waiver). Available to & service members in these states: .
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FMCSA Nov 8
FMCSA's Military Skills Test Waiver Program exempts qualified drivers from the skills test for a commercial driver’s license. 23,000+ & service members have used this program. More participants mean more qualified drivers on our roads:
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NHTSA Nov 8
NHTSA Deputy Administrator Heidi R. King urges everyone to check their vehicle for recalls, even if it is an older vehicle and even if you haven’t noticed problems.
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TransportationGov Nov 8
Last year, the Department launched its Forces to Flyers research initiative. The goal is to provide flight training to without prior military pilot experience who are interested in becoming airline pilots. Learn more about this initiative here:
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TransportationGov Nov 7
USDOT wants to know your capabilities for data integration, data visualization, and analytics to improve safety! Have cutting edge skills? Tell us in our new Request For Information:
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TransportationGov Nov 7
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., "I look forward to hearing about the new ways this technology has been deployed- not only to improve our country’s transportation systems, but to strengthen the effectiveness and responsiveness of the Department’s internal processes."
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TransportationGov Nov 7
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., “The Destination Digital initiative has an ambitious vision to make DOT IT the best in the government... I’m pleased that DOT has been rated the most improved federal department on the FITARA score card.”
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TransportationGov Nov 7
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., “Here at the Department, AI can also be leveraged to improve the Department’s internal operations, enhance customer service and stakeholder outreach, and strengthen research.”
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TransportationGov Nov 7
Replying to @SecElaineChao
., “Automated vehicles hold the potential to increase mobility for the elderly and people with disabilities, strengthen economic growth by facilitating the movement of freight, and improve safety and save lives on the highways.”
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TransportationGov Nov 7
HAPPENING NOW: delivers remarks at the Destination Digital Tech Day at USDOT Headquarters, an event showcasing a variety of AI technologies and how they can be implemented at the Department.
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TransportationGov Nov 6
The Department's Crisis Management Center (CMC) monitors America's transportation systems and infrastructure 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Read more from :
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NHTSA Nov 5
With the sun setting earlier, drivers should stay extra vigilant for pedestrians, and children in neighborhoods, school zones, and at bus stops. Lives depend on you driving safely.
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NHTSA Nov 2
Following a string of tragedies, NHTSA Dep. Admin. Heidi R. King calls on the public to help educate communities about school bus safety and driving safely in school zones and near bus stops.
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TransportationGov Nov 2
Replying to @NHTSAgov
Take the time to refresh yourself on safe and lawful driving around school buses and in school zones by visiting 's School Bus Safety page. Arriving at your destination a few seconds earlier is not worth a child's life.
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