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.
Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration appears likely to issue an hours-of-service final rule by its Oct. 28 deadline
Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.
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