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For the Record

Electronic onboard recorders, parts of the 2010 CSA rollout are delayed, Peterbilt launches a Smartway-Certified and more issues in the news are featured.

Flex time — ATA lays down support for sleeper berth/HOS flexibility in comments to feds

The latest wrinkle in the ongoing debate over potential changes to trucking hours-of-service regulations, for which so many drivers have offered various proposals for injecting flexibility into the system, is ...

A modest proposal for hours flexibility: ‘Gold Card drivers’

Trucker/marathoner/blogger Jeff Clark offers a well-thought-out idea for hours-of-service flexibility, giving the stellar, safe drivers out there a new name and the freedom to use their status to run how ...

Amid industry discussion of EOBR rule, smartphone logging apps proliferate

Though the FMCSA's just-published limited-mandate and performance-standards rule for electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs) for logging did next to nothing to open up the market for tools beyond the paper log and expensive devices ...

Trucking through hours-of-service flexibility and EOBRs

With a new rule mandating electronic on-board recorders for a boosted number of hours-of-service (HOS) noncompliant carriers, the ongoing HOS listening sessions and FMCSA review of the current hours rule and ...

FMCSA adjusts recorder mandate

FMCSA's rule requires onboard recorders for carriers shown in a single audit to be in serious hours-of-service noncompliance.

FMCSA to mandate EOBRs on a single audit

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has decided to mandate electronic onboard recorders on motor carriers that are shown in a single compliance review to be in serious noncompliance with ...

Hours of services changes: Sooner and later

If you have any doubt about whether the bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., are getting the message about needed flexibility in the hours of service revision, worry no longer. I attended ...

First step toward EOBRs for all?

Within the next few days, the federal goverment is expected to publish a final rule that will mandate electronic onboard recorders for the worst violators of the hours-of-service rule. Last week the rule cleared the White House, where it underwent some ...

White House clears EOBR rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to publish the electronic onboard recorder rule.

White House clears EOBR rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to publish the electronic onboard recorder rule.

Feedback

Truckers weigh in on topics such as texting, EOBRs, HOS rules, holiday stress and what they are thankful for.

Struggling but surviving

The demise of the owner-operator has been a hot topic for more than 30 years, says Overdrive Trucker of the Year Steve Brosnan. "Every time I...

EOBF Mandate?

House plan ties electronic onboard recorders to reauthorization bill - by Jill Dunn Although the U.S. Department of Transportati...

Recorder Rewind

Latest EOBR proposal buried in controversial spending package The debate over electronic onboard recorders for trucks is back ...

LogBook

The longtime truck driver shortage has gone away, but will return, perhaps as early as next year, according to the American Trucking Associati...

Industry news

Recorder rule to be broader The chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hinted the final electronic onboard re...

Election could affect trucking labor law

Barack Obama had sponsored a bill that could change how independent contractors, such as owner-operators, are classified. ...

Industry News

FMCSA ASKS FOR MORE TIME WITH CURRENT RULE The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants a federal appeals court to ke...

Interim hours rule preserves existing limits

The latest development in the legal challenge to the hours of service rule leaves it unchanged while comments are gathered. Truck dr...