If passed as drafted, MAP-21 would mandate EOBRs for virtually all interstate carriers and raise brokers' minimum surety requirements to $100,000.
The PeopleNet company announced two weeks back that it had integrated some of the onboard data-recording capabilities of its EOBR units with Google Earth in order to provide back-office staff a bird's eye, 3-D-type view ...
FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico
FMCSA is still seeking public comment related to EOBR and their potential to harass drivers.
The latest is following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's formal removal of the remedial-directive rule, which would have required carriers with big hours compliance problems to install electronic onboard recorders. After being thrown out ...
House-Senate conferees have started work to pass the first multi-year surface transportation reauthorization legislation in seven years.
ATA and others continue their march for a national electronic log mandate.
EOBRs can give owner-operators a powerful tool when dealing with customers and the shipping/receiving facilities relative to detention time. Given that stopped time and location is easily retrievable with the systems, operators now have ready-made ...
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