DOT History

  • Creation of DOT

    Lyndon B. Johnson signs Law 89-670, marking the beginning of the DOT.
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

    The first twenty federal motor vehicle safety standards are issued.
  • Earth Day

    The very first Earth Day really helped the enviromental movement take off and sealed the SST's fate
  • A Heroic Job

    September 11, 19 radical Islamics, who were part of al Qaeda, took 4 American domestic airliners and turned them into bombs which would destroy the World Trade Center in NYC and part of the Pentagon. FAA air controllers did a fabulous job bringing the rest of the herd down safely.