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Agency shuts down driver said to have driven 35 hours straight before fatal crash

| February 13, 2014

FMCSA announced it has shut down an Illinois-based driver with an imminent hazard out-of-service order after a fatal crash led to the discovery he had driven well over HOS limits and falsified his logs to ...

More off/on-duty discussion

| August 01, 2013

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

Hours-of-service break requirement top issue with new regs, enforcers say

| July 12, 2013

Though it's too soon to know exactly how enforcement of the new hours-of-service regulations are faring, the enforcement community to this point has noticed some confusion and many questions regarding the required 30-minute break.

FMCSA issues guidance on breaks in on-duty time

| July 11, 2013

The guidance comes on the heels of the July 1 effective date of hours of service rule changes and clarifies guidance it says has an "effect of discouraging drivers from taking breaks" or documenting them ...

Log book inspections put 366 drivers out of service

| July 18, 2012

Concentrated inspections at four locations on Oregon’s portion of Interstate 5 placed 26 percent of inspected drivers out of service.

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