hours of service

Permanent hours-of-service fix, minimum driver age, highway funding top ATA agenda for 2015

| February 18, 2015

In addition to a more long-term hours-of-service fix, Osiecki says ATA will promote increasing fuel taxes to boost highway funding, building a national freight plan, lowering the legal age to obtain a CDL and dealing ...

Arkansas matters, and so do the truckers

| February 18, 2015

Latest media foul well apparent from this headline: “Truckers Use Walmart Parking Lot as a Truck Stop; Customers Feel Unsafe" -- actually, just one customer. . .

Barriers to the next generation of drivers detailed in ATRI’s demographics study

| February 14, 2015

It will be difficult, noted ATRI President Rebecca Brewster, to keep drivers in trucking if "the drivers are forced ... to drive during periods of increased risk" due to the nature of the hours of ...

FMCSA shuts down small Nevada carrier  

| February 13, 2015

A three-truck fleet, JDJD Transportation, has been ordered to cease operations because of hours of service and other violations.

Hours-of-service frustrations, CSA concerns make their way into Foxx’s highway funding visit to House

| February 12, 2015

In the midst of the highway funding talk, lawmakers took the opportunity to air their concerns to DOT head Anthony Foxx about hours-of-service rules, cross-border trucking, CSA and more.

DOT begins audit of FMCSA’s compliance with 34-hour restart study requirements

| February 10, 2015

The OIG says its objective is to “determine whether FMCSA’s design and implementation of the restart study complies with the requirements of the act.”

Two more e-log makers update software to reflect restart rollback

| January 27, 2015

The VDO RoadLog ELD and the iGlobal ELOG are the latest to receive updates to account for December's suspension of certain hours-of-service provisions.

Wal-Mart’s private fleet settles wrongful death suit from Tracy Morgan crash

| January 26, 2015

The crash ignited a debate among lawmakers about hours-of-service rules, as it came just after the Senate's initial move to suspend certain provisions of the 2013 HOS rule. Wal-Mart has now reached a civil settlement ...

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