Trucking industry stakeholders and lobbyists are asking Congress to suspend for a year two of the key changes implemented to hours of service rules for truck operators.
The research used by FMCSA to justify its hours of service rule is seriously flawed and calls into question the entirety of the rule itself, said the American Transportation Research Institute in a study released ...
Two members of Congress have asked the Government Accountability Office to evaluate studies done by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that justify the most recent hours of service regulations changes, which took effect last ...
Rep. Richard Hanna called FMCSA's study "worthless," while OOIDA says it is skeptical of the agency's findings. ATA says the study does not provide any justification for the rules.
Short haul drivers who exceed the distance or time limits that qualify them as short haul drivers would be subject to complying with the mandatory 30-minute break required by the July 1 hours rule.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a final rule this week that officially provides an exemption of the 30-minute break requirement of the current hours of service rule to short haulers.
In a letter of response to Congressional criticism, Foxx defends the current hours rule and says it is the result of years of research into driver fatigue and safety and analysis of comments from the ...
Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) signaled in a statement this week he intends to gather congressional support for intervening in the regulatory process over the latest hours rule change.
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