ATA Chairman Phil Byrd said undoing this year's hours-of-service rule changes, working on an electronic log mandate, fixing CSA and working to improve driver respect are some key areas ATA will focus on in 2014.
Another play in the trucking smartphone-apps landscape, with a robust trip-planning function; and full video of this week's House Small Business Committee's hours of service hearing.
A proposed rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders is still on track for November publication, while the agency is taking steps to mitigate driver coercion.
XRS is working with Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), to develop an integrated mobile device and software package designed specifically for the trucking industry. The company announced the collaboration during its annual XRS User Event ...
The tablet is a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 operating on Verizon's 4G network -- built for exclusive use with Keller E-Log system for hours of service recording and other compliance functions.
Electronic logging device market, benefiting from government efforts toward a mandate expected in the next couple years, saw big changes in the fourth week of August 2013.
An rule mandating use of electronic logs is still slated to be proposed in November, the DOT said this week. It also expects to publish the drug and alcohol clearinghouse rule later this year.
What should the new DOT Secretary focus make a priority as he takes office? We asked, and drivers responded.
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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