Court sets new FMCSA deadline on recorder motion

Jill Dunn | January 27, 2012

Court granted extension to Feb. 21 for the FMCSA’s response to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s motion.

Senate bill mandates EOBRs

Jill Dunn | December 09, 2011

Measure would give the federal transportation department authority to assess driver safety fitness.

Angry about trucking? Occupy your business

| December 04, 2011

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 ...

Feds to take comments on EOBR technology

Jill Dunn | October 07, 2011

A federal advisory group is accepting feedback before making recommendations for any future rulemaking.

DOT updates rules timetable

Jill Dunn | August 12, 2011

Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.

DOT to hold EOBR meeting

| May 24, 2011

A public meeting on May 31 will focus on technologies of electronic onboard recorders.

The feds’ favorite remedy: Your tax dollars

| May 13, 2011

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.

Pulse

Max Heine | May 01, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has won no trucker fans by planning to buy electronic onboard recorders for Mexican trucks.

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