Forecasts on the impact the new hours of service rule will have on the industry may have been overstated, a recent studies say. The research, however, makes a major presumption.
FMCSA has published notices of application from the DOD and livestock council asking to exempt them from the 30-minute break requirement mandated by the current hours-of-service rule.
New violations added to the CSA Safety Measurement System include codification of the hours of service break requirement at a 7-point severity weight value.
FMCSA has announced it is no longer enforcing the mandatory 30-minute break required by the current hours-of-service rule in light of a court ruling last week that vacated that portion of the rule.
The people who make the rules of the road should have to see a grown man running around in his underwear in the middle of the night before they make everyone park at the same ...
The entirety of the current hours of service rule was upheld for long-haul drivers. The only portion of the rule vacated by the court was the required 30-minute break for short-haul drivers.
Debate continues over loading/unloading situations and what exactly consitutes "off-duty" time under the new hours rule.
A bill that could have undone the hours of service rule that became effective July 1 was pulled from the House floor after losing support.
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