HOS

Federal agency requires recorders for Colorado fleet

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered JBS Carriers to put EOBRs on its more than 700 trucks by March.

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LogBook

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

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White House extends hours of service review

A federal agency had scheduled proposed rule for Nov. 4 publication date and planned to allow public comment until Jan. 4.

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Agency forced to issue hours-of-service rule

FMCSA plans to issue a proposed rule by the end of this year on supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

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Hours rule proposal advanced

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent its proposed hours-of-service rule to the Secretary of Transportation.

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Agency changes hours docs policy

The FMCSA will relieve carriers that use electronic mobile communications of maintaining other supporting documents to verify driver logs.

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Suspension of hours rules extended

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its temporary lifting of HOS rules for haulers of some emergency supplies because of the oil spill.

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Hours rules lifted for oil spill

Federal officials temporarily lifted hours-of-service rules for haulers of some emergency supplies to four southeast coastal states.

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Flex time — ATA lays down support for sleeper berth/HOS flexibility in comments to feds

The latest wrinkle in the ongoing debate over potential changes to trucking hours-of-service regulations, for which so many drivers have offered various proposals for injecting flexibility into the system, is the biggest trucking-company organization in the nation's support for codifying split rest in the sleeper berth. "Allowing shorter documented sleeper berth periods  would promote safety and health," ran a portion of the American Trucking Associations' comments on the questions posed by the hours-of-service listening session ...

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ATA: Modify sleeper berth rules for more flexibility

FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.

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