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Transportation Infrastructure: Oversight of Rental Rates for Highway Construction Equipment Is Inadequate
RCED-93-86: Published: Jun 25, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the equipment rental rates states use to reimburse contractors for unanticipated work on federal-aid highway projects, focusing on: (1) the basis on which states establish equipment rental rates; (2) whether states establish rental rates that are appropriate with contractors' actual equipment costs; and (3) whether the Federal High...
Motor Vehicle Safety: Key Issues Confronting the National Advanced Driving Simulator
RCED-92-195: Published: Aug 18, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plans to develop a National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS), focusing on: (1) how NADS will benefit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) and the Federal Highway Administration's activities; (2) the projected capabilities of NADS compared with existing simulator capabilities; and (3)...
Truck Safety: Disposition of Allegations Concerning Three Safety Audits
RCED-88-17FS: Published: Nov 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on three safety audits the Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety (BMCS) performed at a trucking firm, focusing on the: (1) quality of the safety audits; (2) reason for the transfer of the principal safety investigator assigned to the three audits; and (3) extent of the investigation of the allegations posed by a former employee of the truck...
The Department of Transportation Should Improve Its Policies and Practices on Grant-Related Income
GGD-84-5: Published: Mar 30, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1984.
GAO completed a Government-wide review of Federal agency' and grantee' policies and practices for managing and reporting income generated under federally assisted programs.GAO found that a number of Federal agencies, including the Department of Transportation (DOT), have not established regulations conforming to the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) grant-related income standards and are not...
GAO Comments on President's Fourth Special Message for FY 1977 re Impoundments
OGC-77-7: Published: Nov 24, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 24, 1976.
The President's fourth special message for FY77 withdrew one previously reported rescission proposal, and included three new deferral proposals and two supplementary reports to previously proposed deferrals. Departments of Defense, Health, Education and Welfare, the Treasury, and Transportation funds are involved.Federal Highway Administration, Highway Crossing Federal Projects budget authority, p...