FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico
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FMCSA announced it will hold a listening session April 26, in Bellevue, Wash., to gather public commentary on EOBRs and driver harassment.
If you haven't read the report my colleague James Jaillet filed from the Mid-America Trucking Show on the Friday listening sessions the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted on the subject of electronic on-board recorders ...
Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.
Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.
OOIDA had filed suit to stop agency from authorizing recorders over driver harassment issue.
Agency will prepare rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.
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