hours of service

Rate undercutting getting worse?

| September 26, 2013

Independents are feeling the pinch in certain quarters -- some contend rate undercutting by other carriers without the business sense to make a healthy profit are a sizable part of the problem.

Sleep: A user’s guide

| September 24, 2013

This info piece on the science of sleep also presents an argument against the provision of two 1-5 a.m. periods in any restart codified in the most recent hours of service changes.

DOT’s Foxx defends hours rule, saying it is ‘product of years’ of research

| September 19, 2013

In a letter of response to Congressional criticism, Foxx defends the current hours rule and says it is the result of years of research into driver fatigue and safety and analysis of comments from the ...

5 things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

| September 19, 2013

From typical speed to on-the-road conditions and pay packages, misunderstood elements of the trucking business remain in the dark for many in the general public.

House rep calls hours rule ‘flawed regulatory process’

| September 18, 2013

Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) signaled in a statement this week he intends to gather congressional support for intervening in the regulatory process over the latest hours rule change.

‘Trucker appreciation life’

| September 15, 2013

"There are a lot of people out here doing it right.... For the ones who are striving to do it like you should, thank you."

ATRI seeking driver feedback on impacts of new hours rule

| September 10, 2013

The American Transportation Research Institute wants to hear from drivers as to how the hours of service rule has impacted their quality of life, miles and pay.

House letter questions hours of service implementation

| September 03, 2013

House members in a letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx say the implementation of the hours of service rule was "counter to common sense."

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