hours of service

‘Trucker appreciation life’

"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."

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ATRI seeking driver feedback on impacts of new hours rule

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.

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House letter questions hours of service implementation

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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Driver shortage: Many are called, fewer are chosen

Part 2 in this series examines carrier management and driver views on solutions to improved conditions to attract people to the trucking industry.

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Some jurisdictions ‘do not compute’ new restart limitations

Uproar in an hours session at GATS yields intel on some jurisdictions' faulty interpretations of the revised restart provisions in the new hours rule.

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Keller launches e-log tablet

The tablet is a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 operating on Verizon's 4G network -- built for exclusive use with Keller E-Log system for hours of service recording and other compliance functions.

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Qualcomm sells Omnitracs; uDrove launches new EOBR

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.

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Was trucking wrong about hours of service?

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.

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

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.

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CSA system update: New hours violations encoded

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.

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