hours of service

Year of interrupted sleep: 2012 in review, Part 2

Counting down the memories -- May-August 2012 on the Channel 19 blog, when things heated up in more ways than three.

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Year of interrupted sleep: 2012 in review, Part 1

Counting down the memories, of a fashion -- if Channel 19 was all you read from January-April 2012, you couldn't be criticized for thinking trucking was a wonderfully strange place to be.

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ATA, agency to square off in court over hours rule

The American Trucking Associations will present oral arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's hours-of-service rule March 15.

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7 EOBR “myths” discussed

Fleet reps Allen Lowry of Central Refrigerated and Vincent Dinino Jr. provided a window on fleets' real-world perspectives relatives to areas of contention around electronic onboard recorders for hours compliance.

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Hours rule exemption for storm relief extended to Nov. 27

The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.

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How to get caught up for the election

The Haul the Vote website provides a great resource for getting registered to vote, seeing who will be on your ballot, and learning about issues inside and outside of trucking.

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New independents, be forewarned

If FMCSA finds any deficiency, the new entrant has only 15 days to submit a plan of correction, not up to 60 days, as used to be allowed.

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Reader offers top 10 regulatory wish list

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

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FMCSA renames ‘Fatigued Driving’ CSA category, among changes

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

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Agency researching EOBRs for rulemaking

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

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