Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.
Per a letter from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week to the American Trucking Associations, there will be no delay in hours of service implementation, as requested by ATA in January.
In a letter sent to FMCSA last week, ATA asked the agency to reschedule the date that the new hours of service rule goes into effect.
If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.
The fleet's new EOBR policy includes mandatory use for all new lessees with its Ranger and Inway fleets, and voluntary adoption for existing BCOs except in certain cases.
Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.
Readers weigh in on root causes after NHTSA's examination of crash statistics showed a sharp rise in truck occupant crash fatalities (20 percent) between 2010 and 2011.
FMCSA is requesting comment on a proposed survey examining driver harassment and coercion related to electric onboard recorders.
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