EOBR

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.

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.

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