With the first quarter following the July 1 change in the hours of service rules well over and done, what has been the economic impact for your operation?
Riding along with owner-operator Leo Wilkins yields new insights for FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.
For bill supporters, key to convincing lawmakers to sign on to the effort may well be showing the economic impact of the new rule.
A bill with bi-partisan support has been introduced in the U.S. House and if passed would undo the current hours of service rule and allow truck drivers to revert back to abiding by the hours ...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a final rule this week that officially provides an exemption of the 30-minute break requirement of the current hours of service rule to short haulers.
The latest hours of service rule is pushing older, experienced drivers out of the industry, which will take a toll on safety, a panel of fleet managers said last week.
Many carriers have moved in in the direction of time-based pay systems with hourly detention-pay plans, including small fleets; some strategies for detention-rate negotiations take shape.
If drivers and fleet folks truly presented a united front on hours to Congress and regulators, would anything change for the better in terms of flexibility?
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