Gold Card status would bring freedom from hours of service regs on the assumption that this is an experienced, safe, mature driver who knows to drive when rested and rest when tired.
Reader response to the hours changes that went into effect July 1 show operational limitations, with implications for revenue.
Owner-operators and fleet representatives said changes to the hours of service limits will negatively impact flexibility, productivity and driver rest.
More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK tornado relief expectations.
Could the July 1 hours changes be much ado about nothing? Many Overdrive readers say so -- but for some drivers with little control over weekly scheduling routinely maximizing driving hours, the change may bust ...
The enforcement date for the new hours of service rules is July 1, 2013. Will the new mandated breaks, restart restrictions, and on-duty definitions have a significant impact on your business?
Seven states have suspended hours-of-service rules for truckers transporting propane to mitigate current supply shortages.
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