An interactive infographic posted by the Journal of Commerce shows how a "34-hour" restart can become much more than 34 hours.
Per a letter from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week to the American Trucking Associations, there will be no delay in hours of service implementation, as requested by ATA in January.
Several states hit by winter storm "Nemo" this weekend have suspended hours of service rules for drivers carrying emergency supplies.
Seven states have suspended hours-of-service rules for truckers transporting propane to mitigate current supply shortages.
In a letter sent to FMCSA last week, ATA asked the agency to reschedule the date that the new hours of service rule goes into effect.
Tweaks to an already complex hours rule show just how unattainable is the regulatory hours quest.
Consumer, safety and labor groups have petitioned a federal court for permission to pursue a third round of litigation to overturn the hours of service rule.
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