hours of service rule

White House extends hours of service review

A federal agency had scheduled proposed rule for Nov. 4 publication date and planned to allow public comment until Jan. 4.

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Hours rule proposal advanced

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent its proposed hours-of-service rule to the Secretary of Transportation.

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OOIDA to challenge onboard recorder rule

They are contesting rule that carriers with a 10 percent or greater non-compliance with hours regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs.

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Agency changes hours docs policy

The FMCSA will relieve carriers that use electronic mobile communications of maintaining other supporting documents to verify driver logs.

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Bills would retain truck lengths, weights

Senate, House measures would freeze truck lengths and weights on the National Highway System.

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Suspension of hours rules extended

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its temporary lifting of HOS rules for haulers of some emergency supplies because of the oil spill.

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Hours rules lifted for oil spill

Federal officials temporarily lifted hours-of-service rules for haulers of some emergency supplies to four southeast coastal states.

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ATA: Modify sleeper berth rules for more flexibility

FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.

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How recorders can protect you

If it seems electronic onboard recorders are becoming much more prevalent, it’s because they are. Thousands of units are in place in major carriers. The recent final rule from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration means that thousands more are on the way for fleets that rack up too many hours-of-service violations. The May Overdrive will examine what all this means. Some of the owner-operators interviewed by my colleague Todd Dills found, often to their surprise, ...

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HOS waiver for hauling anhydrous ammonia

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is waiving hours-of-service rules until June 21.

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