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EOBRs, broker bond in limbo as highway bill nears

| June 22, 2012

If passed as drafted, MAP-21 would mandate EOBRs for virtually all interstate carriers and raise brokers' minimum surety requirements to $100,000.

Heads-up: Senate EOBR mandate gets a push

| June 12, 2012

The mandate for interstate carriers in the United States to use electronic onboard recorders for hours of service tracking that is in the Senate's two-year highway bill proposal -- S. 1813, currently in conference with ...

House defeats transportation bill spending cap motion

| June 11, 2012

The House has defeated a motion to instruct conferees on the transportation reauthoriziation bill that would have limited spending for 2013.

ATA urges Congress to address trucking’s needs

| May 23, 2012

The American Trucking Associations asked members of the committee negotiating on the highway bill to address important industry needs.

Owner-operators back in the news on EOBRs

| May 14, 2012

The latest is following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's formal removal of the remedial-directive rule, which would have required carriers with big hours compliance problems to install electronic onboard recorders. After being thrown out ...

Congress starts work to pass highway bill

Jill Dunn | May 10, 2012

House-Senate conferees have started work to pass the first multi-year surface transportation reauthorization legislation in seven years.

Speak out today in EOBR session

| April 26, 2012

If you've not taken the opportunity to tell the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration your thoughts on just how electronic onboard recorders for hours-of-service monitoring are or will be used in the industry, today is ...

House passes highway funding extension bill

| April 20, 2012

The House of Representatives passed a bill to extend the federal highway funding through the end of September.

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