HOS

Hours of service comment period ends March 4

Comments can be made about changes proposed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Politicians support current hours rule

A bipartisan group of congressmen and senators has called on the Obama administration to retain the current safety rules.

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Speakers support hours status quo

In an FMCSA session, representatives from carriers and trucking groups and owner-operators said proposed changes wouldn’t lead to improvements

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Hours comment period extended to March 4

FMCSA extended comment period from Feb. 28 and made corrections to proposal notice.

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ATA offers hours information

The American Trucking Associations is making information about proposed hours-of-service changes available to drivers at truck stops.

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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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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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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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