Department of Transportation

What's the law say on Delta (possibly) kicking passengers off for speaking Arabic? On Wednesday, Youtube stars Adam Saleh and Slim Albaher went viral on Twitter when they posted a video of Delta Airlines removing them from their flight after their Arabic conversation made other passengers uncomfortable. Just how much legal recourse does Delta have in situations like this? View Full Post
Will technology allow for safe driving and cybersecurity? The Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that they were proposing a rule that would require all new vehicles to include technology for vehicle-to-vehicle systems. The protocol could help prevent a whole lot of accidents, but that is, thankfully, not the only way they’re thinking about drivers’ safety. View Full Post
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is calling for project applications for $850 million in transportation infrastructure grants, representing the second opportunity for funding from a program that has already received tremendous interest from public project sponsors and the infrastructure community. View Full Post
On October 24, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) announced the release of Cybersecurity Best Practices for Modern Vehicles, a non-binding, proposed guidance document designed to assist the automotive industry in improving motor vehicle cybersecurity and mitigating threats to safety. View Full Post
Don’t Roll the Dice: FinCEN Assesses Significant Penalties on Regulated Entity for Failing to Implement a Comprehensive AML Compliance Program The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) imposed a civil money penalty of $12 million against a Nevada based casino, CG Technology, L.P. (CGT) for alleged violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) on October 3, 2016. View Full Post
On Monday, October 24, 2016, the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued proposed cybersecurity  guidance to the auto industry, including auto manufacturers and designers and manufacturers of vehicle systems and software, designed to assist the industry in developing best practices to safeguard vehicles’ systems against cyber-attacks and to protect the data collected in automobiles. View Full Post