hours of service

Hours regs debated at opening session

Comments at Jan. 19’s session ranged from a request to keep the existing rules to urging a rewrite.

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ATA seeks to identify HOS documents

The American Trucking Associations is seeking clarification of what documents carriers must keep to prove hours-of-service compliance. The effort is part of a lawsuit ATA filed with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.    What the court calls “supporting documents” are those a carrier must hold for six months that can be used to verify drivers’ HOS records. In 1994, Congress ordered the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop a ...

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Next HOS session Jan. 22

The first of four public listening sessions to gather information on the hours of service rule will be Jan. 19.

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FMCSA adds another hours-of-service session

The session will be Jan. 28 from 1-9 p.m. CST at the Comfort Inn Hotel and Suites in Davenport, Iowa.

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Illinois propane haulers granted HOS waiver

Emergency waiver is in response to the severe and extended cold weather in the state.

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Dates set for HOS comments

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold four listening sessions in January to gather information.

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Fed committee to meet on hours of service

The agency is gathering information and recommendations to provide advice on new hours requirements.

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