electronic onboard recorders

EOBRs controversy over the national airwaves missing extant/emerging solutions

Wednesday, National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" program ran this piece on the issue of the proposed federal mandate for electronic on-board recorder use for hours-of-service monitoring. If it goes into effect, virtually all interstate haulers will be required to use an EOBR for logs. You can still comment on the proposed EOBR rule, through May 23. In the NPR piece, owner-operator Terry Button is featured (click the photo thumbnail of him here, by Maggie Starbard, for ...

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ATA supports electronic logs

ATA said Compliance Safety Accountability program shows a link between compliance with hours-of-service rules and carrier safety performance.

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NTSB sets truck safety forum

Hours of service and electronic onboard recorders are among topics listed for the National Transportation Safety Board’s public forum on truck safety.

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Speakout

Truckers weigh in on industry issues.

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LogBook

Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

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New Cross-Border Plan

First Mexican trucks expected this year under plan with extra safety measures.

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Speakout

Truckers weigh in on idling tickets, blizzard layovers, cross border programs with Mexico and electronic onboard recorders.

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Pulse

Overdrive’s reporting has shown EOBRs aren’t as bad as many truckers feared.

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Fast Forward

FMCSA, after requiring onboard recorders for violation-prone carriers, now seeks a mandate for all OTR operations.

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Pulse

Tweaks to an already complex hours rule show just how unattainable is the regulatory hours quest.

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