detention time

The forces at work on detention pay

| August 06, 2012

Operators and industry reps weigh in on the problem of uncompensated detention time at shippers and receivers, and what is being and could be done about it. The problem was No. 3 in Overdrive's 2012 ...

Could EOBRs solve the detention dilemma?

| May 04, 2012

EOBRs can give owner-operators a powerful tool when dealing with customers and the shipping/receiving facilities relative to detention time. Given that stopped time and location is easily retrievable with the systems, operators now have ready-made ...

A pleasant difference between our former and present carriers

Phil Madsen | April 17, 2012

Our former carrier told us where to go and when. Our present carrier allows us to call ahead to confirm pick up and delivery details. It's better this way.

Elephants in the room: MCSAC snapshot

| February 08, 2012

There were two of them in the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting room at the Hilton Old Town in Alexandria, Va., yesterday. At a certain point in the committee's discussion yesterday, Feb. 7, about the ...

FMCSA advisory group sets June agenda

Jill Dunn | June 09, 2011

The public may attend the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., June 20-22 or submit written comment by June 15.

ATA board votes against detention time regs

| May 19, 2011

The American Trucking Associations Board of Directors called on policymakers to respect contracts between carriers and shippers.

Ferro on detention: ‘Shippers should be held accountable.’

| May 10, 2011

If you missed the open call the Trucking Solutions Group's member owner-operators held with FMCSA administrator Anne Ferro last week, you missed a lot. The wide-ranging conversation ran the gamut of topics from cross-border trucking ...

GAO: FMCSA should study wait time further

Jill Dunn | March 02, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration may lack key information on detention time impact on hours-of-service offenses.

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