Petitioner motor carrier appealed FMCSA determination to a U.S. Court of Appeals for its review. A good tutorial in the court’s opinion of the Administrative Procedure and U.S. Constitution governing FMCSA safety ratings and motor carrier’s loss of FMCSA authorization to operate. Carrier represented by one of the premier law firms in motor carrier industry to make its case (Scopelitis et al).
Multistar Industries, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Transportation, 2013 WL 452874 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, February 7, 2013). Free copy available here.