Department Of Transportation

Southwest Fined $1.6 Million For Violating Tarmac Delay RuleDallas' Southwest Airlines is being fined $1.6 million for not letting passengers get off planes that were stuck on the ground during long delays.
GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled CarsOne day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they've done on the recalled vehicles.
Sources: Justice Department Investigating GM RecallGeneral Motors faced more pressure over its handling of a deadly defect in certain compact cars Tuesday as word leaked of a criminal investigation and two congressional committees opened probes into the matter.
The Department Of Transportation's Latest Air Travel ReportA cancelled flight, a long delay, or a lost bag can make holiday travel stressful.
State Summit Addresses Need For Texting & Driving BanThe man in charge of the nation's transportation system is taking aim at Texas and more than a dozen other states that don't have bans on texting and driving.
American Eagle Fined $900,000 For Tarmac DelaysThe Department of Transportation has fined American Eagle $900,000 for keeping passengers cooped up for hours on planes in Chicago.