HOS

Hours of services changes: Sooner and later

If you have any doubt about whether the bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., are getting the message about needed flexibility in the hours of service revision, worry no longer. I attended part of the fifth hours of service public hearing last week in Louisville, Ky., and the calls for a more sensible approach to sleeper berth splits came through loud and clear from speaker after speaker. Whether those pleas result in wise action is another matter, ...

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Drivers call for hours changes

Drivers and others in trucking called for more flexibility in sleeper berth regulations.

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Another Hours session set

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold the session March 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Louisville.

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White House clears EOBR rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to publish the electronic onboard recorder rule.

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Hours listening session set for Mid-America

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold the session March 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Louisville.

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States suspend hours rules

In response to recent storm conditions, a few states have temporarily waived hours-of-service rules.

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FMCSA may schedule March hours-of-service session

The agency may consider driver safety ratings in its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program.

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Truckers urge hours-of-service flexibility

Speakers said existing rules are too restrictive and lead to increased fatigue, stress and log book cheating.

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Hours regs debated at opening session

Comments at Jan. 19’s session ranged from a request to keep the existing rules to urging a rewrite.

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ATA seeks to identify HOS documents

The American Trucking Associations is seeking clarification of what documents carriers must keep to prove hours-of-service compliance.

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