Thursday, July 29, 2010

Federal Aviation Administration Civil Penalties for Alleged Violations of 49 CFR

Recently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a press release with the following proposed penalties against shippers who allegedly violated United States Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) for shipping hazardous materials. The penalties are for violations related to flammable liquids and gases. The proposed penalties range from $54,000 to $70,000 and illustrate the importance of regulatory compliance by the FAA.

For all violations in the press release, the hazardous materials were not properly classed, described, packaged, marked or labeled.

To read the full press release, please click on the link below: