FTR consultant said he hears FMCSA will propose to reduce driving and duty hours.
House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor wrote Obama Administration should withdraw proposed hours-of-service rule.
Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration appears likely to issue an hours-of-service final rule by its Oct. 28 deadline
Group urges relief of regulatory burden for trucking.
Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on its revised estimate of the paperwork burden of the hours of service rules.
Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.
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