hours of service

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 ...

FMCSA wants you: Agency looking for drivers for hours-of-service study

| January 16, 2015

The DOT’s trucking regulator is looking for a few good drivers to participate in the field study tied to December’s restart rollback law, the agency announced this week.

BigRoad e-log with ECM connection officially available

| January 14, 2015

The BigRoad software developer will announce Jan. 15 the availability of its DashLink engine-connected electronic logging device.

Old restart rules vs. new: FMCSA expects to begin study this month

| January 14, 2015

FMCSA must study the groups for five months and will assess things like crashes and near crashes, operator fatigue and alertness and health of the drivers.

J.J. Keller e-log system updated to reflect restart change

| January 14, 2015

The recent enforcement suspension of the 34-hour restart restrictions has been incorporated into J. J. Keller’s Encompass E-Log system, the company announced.

Hours wish list — change if you could, would, should…

| January 10, 2015

To improve the hours of service with a mind toward doing the work of driving a Class 8 truck in the safest manner possible, what one change would be the most effective?

Hours regs starting to ‘look like the tax code’

| January 09, 2015

"Pretty soon our HOS rules are going to look like the tax code." --Tom Strese, commenting on news of another niche exemption request from the 30-minute break.

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