hours of service

DOT updates rules timetable

Jill Dunn | August 12, 2011

Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.

Lowest out-of-service in Roadcheck history

| July 08, 2011

Nearly 8,000 CVSA and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspectors performed 70,712 truck and bus inspections.

U.S., Mexico sign cross-border agreement

Jill Dunn | July 06, 2011

Mexican trucks will be required to comply with all U.S. safety standards and have electronic monitoring systems to track hours-of-service compliance.

Trucking reps hit hours plan

Jill Dunn | June 14, 2011

A House subcommittee heard testimony from trucking company leaders against the HOS proposal.

Great West Truck Show features seminars

| June 02, 2011

Included will be sessions on Compliance, Safety, Accountability; hours of service; and how to pass a U.S. Department of Transportation audit.

Driving Miss Crazy shoots straight

| June 02, 2011

Just how Birmingham News "Driver's Side" traffic columnist Ginny MacDonald settled on the handle Driving Miss Crazy is something of a mystery. But like the friendship that evolved between the black chauffeur and the elderly ...

Roadcheck to focus on hours of service, movers

| May 26, 2011

Roadcheck will emphasize checking driver logbooks and underscore to drivers the importance of maintaining their logbooks.

The feds’ favorite remedy: Your tax dollars

| May 13, 2011

The annoying part of the logic behind buying EOBRs for Mexican carriers is how it reflects the paternalism and careless spending so rampant in Washington, D.C.

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