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FMCSA proposes to mandate onboard recorders

All interstate commercial truck and bus carriers that use logbooks would have to use electronic onboard recorders under a proposed regulation.

Curtain falls on new scale house inspection technology, opens on EOBRs

I just finished a visit with Lieutenant James A. McKenzie and troopers at the Greene County, Tenn., scales on I-81, where  among other events I had the perhaps unfortunate occasion ...

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Truckers weigh in on CSA 2010, HOS compliance, the trucking industry outlook for 2011, pet peeves and more.

Skydiving to the ark: A Channel 19 2010 ‘Year in Review’

It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down ...

LogBook

A federal panel recommends an increase in the fuel tax, the FMCSA adjusts CSA cargo scoring, a lawsuit aims to block CSA 2010 disclosure, a private firm plans to offer ...

Editor's Journal

After a decade of uncertainty, some stability would be a nice change.

For the Record

Feds eye improved heavy-truck fuel targets, CSA 2010 test results reported, White House extends HOS review, national texting ban now in place and many more industry news items are featured.

‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

In the area of emissions, the regs tend to roll from California to the rest of the country; in safety/in-cab technology, though, quite a lot has sailed west across the ...

Federal agency requires recorders for fleet

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered JBS Carriers to put EOBRs on its more than 700 trucks by March.

Federal agency requires recorders for Colorado fleet

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered JBS Carriers to put EOBRs on its more than 700 trucks by March.

LogBook

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

For the Record

Hours of Service compliance, texting bans, a diesel tax hike proposal and EOBR rules are among the trucking issues featured.

Electronic recorder bill introduced in Congress

Commercial Driver Compliance Improvement Act would mandate electronic on-board recorders for commercial vehicles.

LogBook

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

For the Record

Misclassification of owner-operators, an assessment of the trucking industry, freight tonnage, fuel savings and much more industry news items are featured.

Agency amends EOBR rules

Changes were made to several of the performance standards in the “Electronic Onboard Recorders for Hours of Service Compliance” final rule.

ATA chairman: Trucking looking up

Tightening of capacity along with stronger consumer confidence has Tommy Hodges more optimistic for the short-term.

Agency argues against rules deadline

FMCSA says court should not impose a deadline on issuing a regulation on supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

Agency opposes court-imposed hours rules deadline

FMCSA says court should not impose a deadline on issuing a regulation for supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

Suvey says DOT’s happy, how ’bout you?

We couldn't help but chuckle here at Overdrive HQ when we saw a particular press release blast from the U.S. Department of Transportation's halls a couple weeks back now. Its title, "Latest Survey Shows DOT Employee Satisfaction on the Rise," ...