Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Bill Bronrott is the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Bill works closely with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro to lead a staff of 1,100 employees in all 50 states and directing more than $300 million in federal grants to the states for truck and bus safety enforcement.
As Deputy Administrator, he also plays a key role in overseeing the Agency's communications and educational outreach efforts, and working with staff and stakeholders to develop policies and programs to raise the safety bar to reduce truck and bus crashes, injuries and fatalities.
Bill Bronrott has been a passionate advocate for highway and vehicle safety throughout his entire career.
As a top aide to U.S. Congressman Michael D. Barnes of Maryland, Bill helped launch Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the war on drunk driving in 1980. He later played a pivotal role in rallying the Congress to successfully urge President Reagan to appoint the Presidential Commission on Drunk Driving, which led to the enactment of the landmark National Uniform 21 Minimum Drinking Age Act.
From 1999 until joining US DOT in 2010, Bill Bronrott was a member of the Maryland General Assembly where he championed passage of a wide range of traffic safety measures, including pedestrian safety, drunk driving, child passenger safety, and Graduated Drivers Licensing laws.
As a member of the House transportation and budget committees, Bill was a strong voice for a balanced network of roads, bridges, transitways, and bicycle-pedestrian facilities to move people and products safely and efficiently.
Bill Bronrott received undergraduate and graduate degrees in communications from the University of Maryland at College Park.
Updated March 23, 2012