Hours: ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’

| November 11, 2013

overdriveradio4_smallSuch sentiment has been front and center since this latest raft of hours of service changes, implemented July 1. At once, many readers hark back farther to a time when things were even less broke than they were some six months ago. Hear a variety of viewpoints in Overdrive‘s latest special-edition podcast, Voices edition, on the hours of service rules and attempts in Congress to force the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to truly research economic impacts and roll back the changes in the meantime.  


Talk of the road: House bill to hold hours changes

For bill supporters, key to convincing lawmakers to sign on to the effort may well be showing the economic impact of the new rule.

Stream this edition or download the file below. iTunes users can subscribe to the Overdrive Radio channel via this link, and if you’re using an Android smartphone, apps like BeyondPod will give you easy access to all of Overdrive‘s podcasts via the feed address: http://www.overdriveonline.com/ feed/podcast

Call 530-40-VOICE to leave a message for us weighing in on the hours changes or any other big trucking issue. That’s 530-408-6423. Tell us your name and location and then speak your piece. We’ll add your voice to the mix of views on the topics taking operators’ attention today.