A public meeting on May 31 will focus on technologies of electronic onboard recorders.
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.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has won no trucker fans by planning to buy electronic onboard recorders for Mexican trucks.
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 will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.
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 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.
Enhancements were made to its TruckPC mobile communication system, a fully compliant electronic on-board recorder.
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