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FMCSA concludes new hours of service rule better for safety in its long-awaited study

| January 30, 2014

In its long-awaited field study on the current hours rule, FMCSA has concluded that the two 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. period requirements of the 34-hour restart provisions of the rule cause truck operators to ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | April 01, 2012

New life for old classics, Love's connect app, the Aurora Borealis and more industry news and oddities are featured.

Hours debacle covered at news site Politico

| March 06, 2012

**(Overdrive editor Max Heine is posting updates from the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting via the OD Twitter feed and Facebook page today. Expected to be included among the news are company driver and owner-operator ...

Pulse

Max Heine | March 01, 2012

Years from now it might turn out that EOBRs and apnea screening are two intrusions that never lived up to the bluster.

Hours final rule delayed till Nov. 28

Jill Dunn | October 28, 2011

FMCSA misses Oct. 28 target date transportation officials had indicated to a federal court.

Overdrive Galleries

Lucinda Coulter | September 01, 2011

Culled from 50 years, the classic images in these galleries epitomize some of trucking’s big moments and the feel of bygone eras.

Driver fatigue on safety list

| June 27, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced its new list of the most critical transportation issues.

Researcher rejects hours studies

| June 10, 2011

Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.

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