electronic logs

Agency studying whether EOBRs can be used to harass drivers

| December 13, 2012

FMCSA is requesting comment on a proposed survey examining driver harassment and coercion related to electric onboard recorders.

Modest proposal: $65/hour, fair detention rate to protect small biz

| November 27, 2012

A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.

7 EOBR “myths” discussed

| November 20, 2012

Fleet reps Allen Lowry of Central Refrigerated and Vincent Dinino Jr. provided a window on fleets' real-world perspectives relatives to areas of contention around electronic onboard recorders for hours compliance.

Smartphone-based bypass service integrates with Fleet Control

| November 15, 2012

The Drivewyze PreClear bypass service is now offered with DecisionPoint Systems' Fleet Control trucking management suite.

Obama, Romney show no substance on fuel prices

| October 20, 2012

Take two of the Obama-Romney 2012 debate season offered no substance on the role of government in fuel prices, despite current efforts to rein in speculation: ultimately, there's a reason for that.

Agency researching EOBRs for rulemaking

| August 20, 2012

FMCSA is gathering electronic onboard recorder data for analysis as it nears March 20, the agency’s projected publication date for the rulemaking.

Uncompensated detention: Owner-operator challenge No. 3

| August 06, 2012

Following our quiz of readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators, here’s a closer look at challenge No. 3 of the top five, Uncompensated and excessive detention time, with partial ...

Hours, EOBRs: Adapt or fight?

| August 03, 2012

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.

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