hours of service

Groups plan Stand Up for Trucking day Feb. 1

| December 15, 2011

Shippers and carriers are working collectively so Congressional representatives understand how trucking contributes to the country’s well-being.

FTR Shippers Conditions Index up in October

| December 15, 2011

FTR described the current environment for shippers as stable through early next year.

Angry about trucking? Occupy your business

| December 04, 2011

You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year. A new, and likely more restrictive, hours of service rule is expected. Carriers are steadily adopting ...

Revision of hours rule gets postponed again

| November 29, 2011

FMCSA said that it expects to issue the final rule within the next 30 days.

Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

| November 23, 2011

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in D.C. at the November meeting ...

Washington launches system to check compliance

| November 14, 2011

State has installed automated cameras at 12 weigh stations and ports of entry that take a picture of the truck and license plate.

When burned-out lights glare

| November 11, 2011

The top equipment-related violation is lighting, according to a “CSA: One Year Later” panel discussion at the Commercial Carrier Journal Fall Symposium in Phoenix.

Senator seeks to block hours rule

| October 19, 2011

New Hampshire senator seeks to stop HOS rule changes through transportation appropriations bill.

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