hours of service

‘Wireless Roadside Inspection’ inches closer to reality

| June 27, 2013

Mobile communications technology stands to transform the way truck inspections take place, with big implications for the CSA program and owner-operator businesses.

Report: Hours of service rules will cost $322 million more yearly than agency says

| June 17, 2013

A study released this week says that FMCSA has miscalculated the yearly cost-benefit of the upcoming hours-of-service rule changes by $322 million.

Catching flies with honey: A parking firestorm in Minnesota

| June 10, 2013

Following a widely circulated picture posted about the truck-parking ordinance banning trucking parking and passed by Coon Rapids, Minn., last year, Wendy reaches out to the city council.

Hours recap: New regs bringing old practice to the fore?; OK tornado intel

| May 21, 2013

More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK tornado relief expectations.

Hours restart looming July 1

| May 19, 2013

Could the July 1 hours changes be much ado about nothing? Many Overdrive readers say so -- but for some drivers with little control over weekly scheduling routinely maximizing driving hours, the change may bust ...

What have you done to prepare for the new hours rule?

| May 16, 2013

This poll looks at the ways carriers and drivers have been preparing for the July 1 enforcement/compliance date for FMCSA's latest hours of service changes.

What part of the new hours rule will most affect you?

| May 14, 2013

The enforcement date for the new hours of service rules is July 1, 2013. Will the new mandated breaks, restart restrictions, and on-duty definitions have a significant impact on your business?

Hours of service delay backed by members of Congress

| March 26, 2013

Transportation leaders from Congress have sent FMCSA a request to delay hours of service rule implementation until a final ruling in court has been made.

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