hours of service

Reader offers top 10 regulatory wish list

| September 19, 2012

TruckerPetition.org founder offers her best recommendations to DOT for prioritizing regulatory review.

FMCSA renames ‘Fatigued Driving’ CSA category, among changes

| August 24, 2012

Changes to the CSA program -- including a new Hazmat category, adjustments to speeding severity weights and more -- will go live in December.

Agency researching EOBRs for rulemaking

| August 20, 2012

FMCSA is gathering electronic onboard recorder data for analysis as it nears March 20, the agency’s projected publication date for the rulemaking.

Forecast: EOBR proposed rule likely by March

| August 16, 2012

Congress directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate electronic onboard recorders.

Roadcheck out-of-service rates near historic lows

| August 15, 2012

Roadcheck 2012 concentrated on braking systems and hours of service, the top ranking violations for vehicles and drivers.

The forces at work on detention pay

| August 06, 2012

Operators and industry reps weigh in on the problem of uncompensated detention time at shippers and receivers, and what is being and could be done about it. The problem was No. 3 in Overdrive's 2012 ...

New BigRoad app offers hours, nav, messaging

| August 04, 2012

BigRoad's driver/owner-operator smartphone app for Android offers log capability, messaging, navigation/maps and other functionality, such as the ability to send and receive documents from within the app.

Hours, EOBRs: Adapt or fight?

| August 03, 2012

Owner-operators' No. 2 named challenge, the unsettled nature of the hours of service regulations and a potential electronic logs mandate, has moved some to embrace change, others to fight for fairness.

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