electronic on-board recorders

EOBR comment period extended to May 23

At the request of outside groups, the FMCSA has extended the comment period by 45 days to May 23.

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U.S. will pay for EOBR on Mexican trucks

The EOBR with GPS will aid in monitoring Mexican carriers, but the agency must consistently monitor these EOBR devices, the agency said.

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Electronic recorder bill introduced in Congress

Commercial Driver Compliance Improvement Act would mandate electronic on-board recorders for commercial vehicles.

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FMCSA hearings planned

Hearings will be on on several areas including hours of service, electronic on-board recorders and household movers.

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Trucking through hours-of-service flexibility and EOBRs

With a new rule mandating electronic on-board recorders for a boosted number of hours-of-service (HOS) noncompliant carriers, the ongoing HOS listening sessions and FMCSA review of the current hours rule and the expectation among industry parties that an across-the-board EOBR mandate may be in the offing several years down the road, the issue of work time and outside control of that time has been front and center of late. Bison Transport driver Tom Balaz of Winnipeg, Manitoba, ...

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