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?
For bill supporters, key to convincing lawmakers to sign on to the effort may well be showing the economic impact of the new rule.
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.
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.
Uproar in an hours session at GATS yields intel on some jurisdictions' faulty interpretations of the revised restart provisions in the new hours rule.
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.
Debate continues over loading/unloading situations and what exactly consitutes "off-duty" time under the new hours rule.
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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