Final Rules

June 29, 2016: (FR) (HM-258D) Revision of Maximum and Minimum Civil Penalties

PHMSA has announced changes to the minimum and maximum civil penalty amounts for knowingly violating federal hazardous materials transportation laws, regulations, orders, special permits, and approvals.
Effective August 1, 2016, the minimum civil penalty for any violation related to training has increased to $463. The maximum civil penalty has increased to $77,144 unless the violation results in serious illness, severe injury, or death. Under those circumstances, the maximum penalty will now be $179,933.

Docket No. PHMSA–2016–0041 (HM–258D)