The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking into how delays at ports and other loading and unloading facilities may be affecting driver compliance with hours-of-service rules designed to increase safety.
Union Pacific’s failure to maintain its track and equipment resulted in broken and sheared lag bolts, which caused the June 3 derailment of a train near Mosier, Ore., according to a preliminary report from the Federal Railroad Administration.
Meanwhile, the pound slid the most on record to its weakest since 1985, while the yen rallied on demand for haven assets, following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
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Parcel carrier FedEx Corp. not only knew it was transporting illegal drugs, but deliberately evaded the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Assistant U.S. Attorney John H. Hemann said Monday in his opening statement.
The ill-fated cargo ship did not have an accurate forecast of the path of Hurricane Joaquin due to delays in the BonVoyage reporting system, according to official testimony from the second round of Marine Board of Investigation hearings into the incident.