EOBR

EOBR, drug testing bills offered

Jill Dunn | April 18, 2011

Bills would mandate electronic on-board recorders and prevent CDL holders from continuing to drive trucks or buses after failing alcohol or drug tests.

FMCSA opens comment period on EOBR

| April 12, 2011

FMCSA will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.

Our EOBR gifts to Mexican carriers

| April 09, 2011

One of the curious aspects of the current cross-border trucking plan is the U.S. paying for Mexican trucks to be equipped with electronic onboard recorders.

A “corporate mouthpiece” responds

| March 25, 2011

A few readers have taken me to task for my March editorial. I had argued that the proposed mandate for electronic onboard recorders could eventually put pressure to raise pay.

Mobile communication system

| March 14, 2011

Enhancements were made to its TruckPC mobile communication system, a fully compliant electronic on-board recorder.

Mobile computing system

| March 14, 2011

ALK Technologies’ CoPilot Truck on-board GPS navigation solution will be the standard navigation application.

EOBR comment period extended to May 23

| March 10, 2011

At the request of outside groups, the FMCSA has extended the comment period by 45 days to May 23.

U.S. will pay for EOBR on Mexican trucks

Jill Dunn | March 10, 2011

The EOBR with GPS will aid in monitoring Mexican carriers, but the agency must consistently monitor these EOBR devices, the agency said.

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