Little hours rewrite support at congressional hearing

Jill Dunn | December 01, 2011

Subcommittee members believe proposed hours rule would represent an unjustified financial burden on the trucking industry.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Red Giant makes big boast, a truck driver musician plus Gauges, Truck Gallery, Channel 19 and more industry news items.

Revision of hours rule gets postponed again

| November 29, 2011

FMCSA said that it expects to issue the final rule within the next 30 days.

Groups file lawsuit to block cross-border program

| November 29, 2011

A lawsuit seeks to block the U.S. DOT from opening the U.S. border to Mexican trucks.

MCSAC to meet on EOBRs, sleep apnea and other topics

| November 24, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s next meeting, Dec. 5-8, will include a joint meeting with the agency’s Medical Review Board on the issue of sleep apnea.

Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

| November 23, 2011

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in D.C. at the November meeting ...

ATA challenges need for hours proposal

| November 18, 2011

Association letter pointed to newly available data about the trucking industry’s safety performance in arguing against change.

FMCSA shuts down carrier

Jill Dunn | November 16, 2011

Agents issued order after concluding Gunthers Transport was an “imminent hazard to public safety.”

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