hours of service rule

FTR: Trucking conditions rise

Tight capacity control, modest growth in truck tonnage and falling fuel prices helped improve trucking environment through September.

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White House reviews hours rule

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.

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Hours final rule delayed till Nov. 28

FMCSA misses Oct. 28 target date transportation officials had indicated to a federal court.

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ATA rebuts LaHood on hours proposal research

Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.

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Analyst expects hours rule changes

FTR consultant said he hears FMCSA will propose to reduce driving and duty hours.

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GOP house leaders oppose hours proposal

House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor wrote Obama Administration should withdraw proposed hours-of-service rule.

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House transportation leaders protest HOS proposal

Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.

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FMCSA hours rule on track

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration appears likely to issue an hours-of-service final rule by its Oct. 28 deadline

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ATA letter supports no hours rule changes

Group urges relief of regulatory burden for trucking.

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Researcher rejects hours studies

Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.

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