hours of service

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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Agency stops enforcing break requirement for short haulers

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.

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The real effect of the new hours rules

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 time.

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Court upholds all of hours rule for long-haul drivers

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.

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More off/on-duty discussion

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

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Bill that would undo hours rule pulled from House

A bill that could have undone the hours of service rule that became effective July 1 was pulled from the House floor after losing support.

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