34-hour restart

Hours restart looming July 1

| May 19, 2013

Could the July 1 hours changes be much ado about nothing? Many Overdrive readers say so -- but for some drivers with little control over weekly scheduling routinely maximizing driving hours, the change may bust ...

More hours flexibility would improve safety

| February 14, 2013

Drivers, responding to an FMCSA study that some interpreted as backing up what they have been saying for years, showed unity around the call for more berth-use flexibility to improve safety,

Shippers’ group defends hours rule in court

| March 27, 2012

NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving time at 11 hours.

ATA requests hours review

| February 14, 2012

The association asks the court to review the recently published final rule changing hours-of-service regulations.

Rest in Pieces

Todd Dills | February 01, 2012

The new hours of service rule further complicates off-duty requirements in ways that could hurt productivity, though some flexibility is added.

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2012

Truckers weigh in on beauty vs. efficiency, driver fatigue and the hours-of-service regulations.

Intent v. interpretation: Questions raised by new hours rule

| January 06, 2012

  The intent is not living up to the interpretation of language in the hours of service final rule, Rich Wilson of Trans Products / Trans Services told me this morning. Just one example of the disconnect ...

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