FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
Comments on the proposal are due Feb. 28. The agency announced the proposal on Dec. 23.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a 2-year exemption from hours-of-service rules for anhydrous ammonia transport.
FMCSA plans to issue a proposed rule by the end of this year on supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.
The two-year, limited exemption would apply to drivers transporting anhydrous ammonia in agricultural operations.
Captain Kirk Enterprises, a quilter and exemption from hours of service regulations are among the topics discussed.
American Transportation Research Institute released a report concluding that trucking safety has improved since 2004.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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