Debate continues over loading/unloading situations and what exactly consitutes "off-duty" time under the new hours rule.
Owner-operators' No. 2 named challenge, the unsettled nature of the hours of service regulations and a potential electronic logs mandate, has moved some to embrace change, others to fight for fairness.
These problems are among many noted by frequent Overdrive commenter E.F. McHenry as Congress considered an EOBR mandate ultimately included in the MAP-21 highway bill.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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