Read Transportation Law updates, alerts, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
Court Schedules Arguments on FMCSA's New Hours of Service Rule on March 15, 2013
Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
Gene Grabowski on American Airlines' Brand Challenges
Doing Business In Canada
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
What is the state of Anti-Piracy Efforts and Armed Guards on Vessels?
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Madlyn Primoff - Industries Facing Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy: A Cyclical Business
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Our Business Across Borders report series, written by The Economist Intelligence Unit, investigates the biggest issues facing global business.
The first of five reports and video commentary, Licence to travel, examines...more
In This Issue:
- General Legislative
- Agriculture and Food
- Budget and Appropriations
- Financial Services
Did you think flying robots were only creatures of science fiction movies? Silly you. Your neighbor can buy one from any number of dealers and online sources, and next thing you know, cameras could be flying over your...more
As the new year brings in a new term for the Obama Administration, the pace of Iran sanctions shows no sign of slowing. As we reported in October and November, Washington’s commitment to denying Iran the ability to advance...more
In 2008, Congress mandated the installation of positive train control ("PTC") communications and signaling technology on many passenger and freight rail lines by the end of 2015. 49 U.S.C. § 20157. Congress tasked the...more
On September 3, an appeals court in the United Kingdom held that a contract of guarantee executed in a series of emails duly authenticated by the electronic signature of the guarantor is enforceable....more
“The cyber threat we face is unprecedented and we need an innovative and cooperative approach between the private sector and the federal government to protect the country from it.” —Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV...more
As has become readily apparent in recent years, sustainability is no longer an option just for those who simply prefer to be environmentally-friendly—there are real advantages to taking this approach and, as a result, we’re...more
Recently, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) proposed a ban on all cell phone calls and texting while driving. The first ever proposed nationwide ban on driver use of mobile devices while driving certainly has a...more
In Episode 60 of The Wendel Forum (originally aired on April 28, 2012, on 960 KNEW AM radio), show moderator Bill Acevedo, chair of Wendel Rosen’s sustainable business practice group, welcomes Genevieve Cullen, vice president...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Last week, the National Transportation Safety Board issued a press release detailing its plans to move forward with the implementation of a nationwide ban on the nonemergency use of portable electronic devices (PED) while...more
One of the most commonly overlooked regulatory agency approvals in a business transaction is FCC approval of radio license assignments and transfers - and the reason it is often overlooked is that many businesses are unaware...more
Senate Amendment Could End "Digital Strip Searches"
Senator Udall (D-NM) has introduced a Senate Amendment 51 that would require the Transportation Security Administration to install "Automatic Target Recognition" software...more
EPIC is making available to the public today the report EPIC prepared in January 2010, following the release of documents from the DHS in an open government lawsuit. The analysis, based on the internal records obtained from...more
EPIC Files FOIA Suit to Force Disclosure of Body Scanner Radiation Risks
EPIC has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, seeking records concerning radiation emissions and...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit vacated a $5.6 million breach of contract damages award for lost profits because the plaintiff did not establish the prospective earnings of its Internet-based marketing...more
Snippets from the smoke-and-mirrors intelligence sources will
not help the industry get to the bottom of what happened to the M. Star. ...more
To reduce the numbers of highway accidents involving distracted commercial motor vehicle (“CMV”) drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an Agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has issued...more
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As of January 12, 2009, Visa Waiver Program ("VWP") travelers will be required to use the Electronic System for Travel Authorization ("ESTA") to obtain an electronic travel authorization before boarding a carrier to travel by...more
In this issue:
*California law establishes chemical review
*Chemical Industry to fight proposed Kid Safe Chemical Act
*International NGO ChemSec releases list of chemical substances companies should avoid
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