Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.
Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.
ATA filed an amicus brief Feb. 24 with the U.S. Court of Appeals in support of using electronic onboard recorders.
OOIDA had filed suit to stop agency from authorizing recorders over driver harassment issue.
The FMCSA has scheduled a listening session for the trucking show in Louisville, Ky., in March.
Agency will prepare rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.
The harassment issue may be the key consideration for the FMCSA, which aims to devise a rule that mandates electronic logging devices.
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