electronic logs

EOBR rule in the works, expected in November

| June 19, 2013

A rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders by truck drivers is expected to be proposed Nov. 18.

FMCSA studying driver harassment potential of e-logs

| May 29, 2013

The agency says it will do in-depth interviews with carriers to determine “the extent to which could be used by motor carriers or enforcement personnel to harass drivers or monitor drive productivity."

‘One Continental’ offers more than truck tires

| March 20, 2013

Continental introduces a new hybrid-application driver tire, a tire-pressure monitoring system and an EOBR, leveraging different company competencies to help owners save.

Electronic log rule on the horizon, says FMCSA admin

| March 14, 2013

A new electronic log rule could be proposed by September, said Administrator Anne Ferro Thursday, March 14, at a congressional hearing, testifying to a House subcommittee.

Dear American people: ‘You are about to be tracked 24/7′

| March 09, 2013

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.

FMCSA denies request for pushing back hours compliance

| February 27, 2013

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.

Group asks DOT to push back hours of service date

| January 29, 2013

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.

The smell of an EOBR by any other name

| January 15, 2013

If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.

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