A federal court dismissed the hours of service lawsuit Feb. 8, ending nearly three years of litigation.
Previous settlement agreement wanted to change 2008 hours of service rule.
The long-awaited revision requires two early morning four-hour rest periods with the 34-hour restart, and does not change the 11-hour driving limit.
Subcommittee members believe proposed hours rule would represent an unjustified financial burden on the trucking industry.
The top equipment-related violation is lighting, according to a “CSA: One Year Later” panel discussion at the Commercial Carrier Journal Fall Symposium in Phoenix.
FMCSA on Oct. 28 announced it would not be able to publish the rule by that day's deadline. The deadline was extended to Nov. 28.
New Hampshire senator seeks to stop HOS rule changes through transportation appropriations bill.
FTR consultant said he hears FMCSA will propose to reduce driving and duty hours.
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