hours of service

Qualcomm sells Omnitracs; uDrove launches new EOBR

| August 26, 2013

Electronic logging device market, benefiting from government efforts toward a mandate expected in the next couple years, saw big changes in the fourth week of August 2013.

Was trucking wrong about hours of service?

| August 15, 2013

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.

Agency granting 30-min. break exemptions for defense, livestock haulers

| August 12, 2013

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.

CSA system update: New hours violations encoded

| August 12, 2013

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.

Agency stops enforcing break requirement for short haulers

| August 07, 2013

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 real effect of the new hours rules

| August 04, 2013

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 ...

Court upholds all of hours rule for long-haul drivers

| August 02, 2013

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.

More off/on-duty discussion

| August 01, 2013

Debate continues over loading/unloading situations and what exactly consitutes "off-duty" time under the new hours rule.

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