EOBR

EOBR rule in the works, expected in November

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

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FMCSA studying driver harassment potential of e-logs

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."

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EOBRs gaining fleet penetration, survey shows

In February 2013, about 35 percent of fleet surveyed said they use electronic logs or electronic onboard recorders in all of their trucks, up from 25 percent from last May.

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Electronic log rule on the horizon, says FMCSA admin

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.

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FMCSA denies request for pushing back hours compliance

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.

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Group asks DOT to push back hours of service date

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.

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Agency studying whether EOBRs can be used to harass drivers

FMCSA is requesting comment on a proposed survey examining driver harassment and coercion related to electric onboard recorders.

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Agency highlights FAQs about recorders

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has highlighted on its website a list of frequently asked questions regarding electronic onboard recorders.

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An EOBR that’s ‘by truckers, for truckers’

That's the tagline of the newly created Sable Truck Systems, founded by Bill Taylor, a former owner-operator and small-fleet owner.

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DOT still accepting EOBR, harassment commentary

FMCSA is still seeking public comment related to EOBR and their potential to harass drivers.

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