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February 3, 2003

FAA Proposes $84,000 Penalty Against Road Runner Trailers of Texas, Inc. for Hazmat Violations

The Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA), Southern Region, has proposed to
assess an $84,000 civil penalty against
Road Runner Trailers of Texas, Inc. of
Lewisville, TX for allegedly violating
Department of Transportation hazardous
materials regulations.

The FAA alleges that on June 25, 2001,
Road Runner improperly offered a
fiberboard box containing two 16-ounce
containers and one three-ounce
container of paint, a flammable liquid,
to United Parcel Service (UPS) for
transportation by air. Ground handling
employees at the UPS sort facility in
Louisville, KY, discovered the shipment

Road Runner offered the hazardous
materials for transportation when they
were not packaged, marked, classed,
described, documented, or in condition
for shipment as required by
regulations. Road Runner also failed to
ensure employees were trained to
properly package and handle hazardous
materials, and did not make available
at all times the required emergency
response information.

Road Runner has 30 days from receipt of
the FAA notice to submit a reply to the
agency. This announcement is made in
accordance with the FAA’s practice of
releasing information to the public on
newly issued enforcement actions
involving penalties of $50,000 or more.


--This story is posted courtesy FAA

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