The White House Office of Management and Budget has finished reviewing the final rule for truck drivers’ hours of service.
Subcommittee members believe proposed hours rule would represent an unjustified financial burden on the trucking industry.
You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year.
Association letter pointed to newly available data about the trucking industry’s safety performance in arguing against change.
Tight capacity control, modest growth in truck tonnage and falling fuel prices helped improve trucking environment through September.
FMCSA on Oct. 28 announced it would not be able to publish the rule by that day's deadline. The deadline was extended to Nov. 28.
FMCSA misses Oct. 28 target date transportation officials had indicated to a federal court.
Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.
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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