Analyst expects hours rule changes

| October 13, 2011

FTR consultant said he hears FMCSA will propose to reduce driving and duty hours.

House transportation leaders protest HOS proposal

Jill Dunn | September 28, 2011

Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.

FMCSA hours rule on track

Jill Dunn | September 19, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration appears likely to issue an hours-of-service final rule by its Oct. 28 deadline

DOT updates rules timetable

Jill Dunn | August 12, 2011

Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.

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Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

Trucking reps hit hours plan

Jill Dunn | June 14, 2011

A House subcommittee heard testimony from trucking company leaders against the HOS proposal.

Researcher rejects hours studies

| June 10, 2011

Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.

Driving Miss Crazy shoots straight

| June 02, 2011

Just how Birmingham News "Driver's Side" traffic columnist Ginny MacDonald settled on the handle Driving Miss Crazy is something of a mystery. But like the friendship that evolved between the black chauffeur and the elderly ...

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