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Bill to overturn hours-of-service rule introduced in Senate, referred to committee

A bill introduced in the Senate last week that, if enacted, would halt the most recent hours-of-service rule change and allow truck drivers to operate under the pre-July 1 rules again, until Congress can review the rule further.

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House subcommittee sets hours hearing date: Nov. 21

The contracting and workforce subcommittee to the House Small Business Committee will hear testimony on the economic impact of the July 1 hours of service changes Nov. 21.

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Poll: Have the new hours affected your income?

With the first quarter following the July 1 change in the hours of service rules well over and done, what has been the economic impact for your operation?

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Talk of the road: House bill to hold hours changes

For bill supporters, key to convincing lawmakers to sign on to the effort may well be showing the economic impact of the new rule.

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Panel: Hours rule hurting safety, pushing drivers out of industry

The latest hours of service rule is pushing older, experienced drivers out of the industry, which will take a toll on safety, a panel of fleet managers said last week.

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More industry unity would pay big dividends on regulations

St. Augustine, Fla.-based small fleet owner Robert Steele weighs in on need for a united front on shippers/receivers wasting drivers' time, hours, and other issues.

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Some jurisdictions ‘do not compute’ new restart limitations

Uproar in an hours session at GATS yields intel on some jurisdictions' faulty interpretations of the revised restart provisions in the new hours rule.

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Qualcomm sells Omnitracs; uDrove launches new EOBR

Electronic logging device market, benefiting from government efforts toward a mandate expected in the next couple years, saw big changes in the fourth week of August 2013.

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More off/on-duty discussion

Debate continues over loading/unloading situations and what exactly consitutes "off-duty" time under the new hours rule.

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Bill that would undo hours rule pulled from House

A bill that could have undone the hours of service rule that became effective July 1 was pulled from the House floor after losing support.

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