FMCSA

Court continues suspension of hours rule

A federal court has ordered the case that resulted in the current revision of hours-of-service to continue.

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SpeakOut

Yesteryears’ truck stops served professionals As a driver who started in 1964 and is still going strong in my 1996 Freightliner cabover, I remember well the Hungry Truck Café in Livermore, Calif., described in the December story “Home on the Road.” I had my share of 15-inch pancakes there. The 76 Union Truck Stops in the late 1960s and early ’70s were also great places. In those early years before they started self-serve protocol, when you rolled ...

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Cool Reception

FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.

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FMCSA proposes to mandate onboard recorders

All interstate commercial truck and bus carriers that use logbooks would have to use electronic onboard recorders under a proposed regulation.

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FMCSA sets Feb. 17 HOS listening session

FMCSA will hold a listening session on its hours-of-service proposal Feb. 17. Agency officials will take comments and questions online.

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FMCSA official pleads not guilty to bribery

The supervisor allegedly agreed to delay a compliance review or safety audit of a Canadian trucking company in exchange for money.

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Coalition wants HOS hearing

Thirty-seven organizations have asked for an hours-of-service hearing before the comment period on the HOS proposal ends Feb. 28.

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Making your voice heard on roads, hours

ROADS | The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), a group whose name pretty well describes it, is calling on highway users to add input to their preparations to take highway/transportation funding recommendations to Congress. Yesterday, they began a six-week campaign via their Facebook and YouTube pages to collect ideas/input from "travelers, truckers, commuters, cyclists – anyone who uses the nation's transportation network." As the Association's executive director, John Horsley, put it, "What better ...

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How to file comments on hours proposal

Drivers are encouraged to comment on the FMCSA proposal by Feb. 28 to influence the final outcome.

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Event to cover FMCSA contact

Truckers for a Cause will host an educational conference call on “Do’s and Don’ts of submitting comments to FMCSA” Jan. 22.

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