Senate Approves DOT Nominees

May 26, 2006

Washington, D.C. - The Senate today confirmed by unanimous consent the following Department of Transportation nominees previously reported by the Senate Commerce Committee:

Nicole Nason to be Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Tyler Duvall to be Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy

Roger Shane Karr to be Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs

Thomas Barrett to be Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)