electronic onboard recorder

LogBook

Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Continental introduces recorder

The RoadLog includes an integrated printer that allows the driver to print daily and weekly hours-of-duty status records that mimic a paper log.

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What’s happening with onboard recorders

Review an Overdrive webinar to learn more about electronic onboard recorder regulations and how use of the devices is spreading.

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Pulse

These stats were gathered by Overdrive’s sister magazine Commercial Carrier Journal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Angry about trucking? Occupy your business

You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year. A new, and likely more restrictive, hours of service rule is expected. Carriers are steadily adopting electronic onboard recorders. More emissions-related regulations start in California during 2012, and medical certification will be more closely tied to the CDL. Then there’s the economy, favorable to trucking lately but still showing signs of serious weakness. What’s an owner-operator to ...

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Online sources offer trucking information

Transportation law specialist provided a rundown of public information available online about trucking companies.

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Pocket Tools

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

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FMCSA seeks hours paperwork comments

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on its revised estimate of the paperwork burden of the hours of service rules.

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The feds’ favorite remedy: Your tax dollars

The annoying part of the logic behind buying EOBRs for Mexican carriers is how it reflects the paternalism and careless spending so rampant in Washington, D.C.

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FMCSA opens comment period on EOBR

FMCSA will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.

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