The following special-edition podcast rounded up Overdrive reader voices on hours Monday, Nov. 11. Call 530-40-VOICE (530-409-6423) to leave your name, location and your own message on the subject of the economic impact of the rule on your operation.
The U.S. House of Representatives contracting and workforce subcommittee to the Small Business Committee will hear testimony Nov. 21 on the economic and operational impact of the new hours-of-service regulations to small businesses.
FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro will testify at “Wrong Way: The Impact of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Hours of Service Regulation on Small Businesses.” Additional testimony will be offered by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Arkansas-based L & L Freight Services and the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
The owner-operator plaintiffs accuse Go 2 of “regularly and systematically ...