hours of service

Smartphone app allows drivers to comment to FMCSA

| February 23, 2011

TripPak Mobile now offers drivers the chance to submit comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration about its proposed Hours of Service rules.

Speakers support hours status quo

| February 17, 2011

In an FMCSA session, representatives from carriers and trucking groups and owner-operators said proposed changes wouldn’t lead to improvements

Forecast: Capacity shortfall into 2013

| February 10, 2011

A trucking capacity shortage will extend through 2013, an FTR economist said.

Court continues suspension of hours rule

Jill Dunn | February 02, 2011

A federal court has ordered the case that resulted in the current revision of hours-of-service to continue.

FMCSA proposes to mandate onboard recorders

| February 01, 2011

All interstate commercial truck and bus carriers that use logbooks would have to use electronic onboard recorders under a proposed regulation.

Making your voice heard on roads, hours

| January 20, 2011

ROADS | The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), a group whose name pretty well describes it, is calling on highway users to add input to their preparations to take highway/transportation funding ...

How to file comments on hours proposal

| January 14, 2011

Drivers are encouraged to comment on the FMCSA proposal by Feb. 28 to influence the final outcome.

Skydiving to the ark: A Channel 19 2010 ‘Year in Review’

| December 31, 2010

It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down the line, but read through ...

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