hours of service

Putting agency heads in trucks makes good sense

| February 01, 2013

It makes sense that if someone is going to regulate the trucking industry, he or she should get real-world experience by spending time riding in a tractor-trailer.

FMCSA publishes hours of service guidance

| January 31, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has posted two new guides regarding upcoming changes in hours of service rules on its website.

Hours rules suspended for propane haulers

| January 30, 2013

Seven states have suspended hours-of-service rules for truckers transporting propane to mitigate current supply shortages.

Group asks DOT to push back hours of service date

| January 29, 2013

In a letter sent to FMCSA last week, ATA asked the agency to reschedule the date that the new hours of service rule goes into effect.

Poll: Do drivers need more flexible split-sleeper periods?

| January 29, 2013

Daytime sleep worse than split sleep, says FMCSA study

| January 28, 2013

Sleeping during the day makes drivers sleepier and causes drivers to get less sleep than a consolidated sleep period at night and a split sleep schedule, the study concludes.

Hours of service, CSA top targets for House transportation committee

| January 25, 2013

The transportation committee in the U.S. House said it intends to target hours of service rules, CSA and state tolls in the upcoming term.

The smell of an EOBR by any other name

| January 15, 2013

If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.

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