hours of service

Court dismisses hours of service case

Jill Dunn | February 09, 2012

A federal court dismissed the hours of service lawsuit Feb. 8, ending nearly three years of litigation.

Amendment defeats heavier trucks

| February 01, 2012

A bipartisan amendment to require a study of the impact of heavier truck weight limits was approved.

Is FMCSA putting back in the air what EPA takes out?

| January 30, 2012

New FMCSA rules require truckers to take a 30 minute break. What effect will this have on air quality?

Groups want hours of service case dismissed

Jill Dunn | January 24, 2012

Previous settlement agreement wanted to change 2008 hours of service rule.

Rich Wilson’s ‘state of the industry’; and MCSAC apnea update

| January 13, 2012

You're likely to remember Rich Wilson (pictured), former owner-operator and current regulatory manager with the Trans Products/Trans Services company, for his part in the Truck Driver Social Media Convention last fall, where he urged the ...

Intent v. interpretation: Questions raised by new hours rule

| January 06, 2012

  The intent is not living up to the interpretation of language in the hours of service final rule, Rich Wilson of Trans Products / Trans Services told me this morning. Just one example of the disconnect ...

Stiff wind to pay the toll: The 2011 Channel 19 year in review

| January 01, 2012

What better way to start the new year than with a look back on the previous? I did it last year, after all, so let's make it a tradition, how bout? The Chinese Year of the ...

FMCSA’s hours rule justification includes, well, guess who…

| December 29, 2011

You can imagine my surprise yesterday when, just as I'm perusing portions of the new hours rule's full text in preparation for a story or two I'm putting together for Truckers News and Overdrive, I ...

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