Good news for owner-operators and fleets in the Eastern U.S. who run to California only occasionally or can keep their in-state miles below the 5,000-7,500 range per year: The state's upping its low-use exemption mileage. ...
Many carriers have moved in in the direction of time-based pay systems with hourly detention-pay plans, including small fleets; some strategies for detention-rate negotiations take shape.
If drivers and fleet folks truly presented a united front on hours to Congress and regulators, would anything change for the better in terms of flexibility?
Though taken from fleet executive responses and geared toward the same group, an annual study released this week shows regulations and programs of the federal government — namely, hours of service rules and CSA — ...
Have you seen direct mileage and/or revenue reductions over the last quarter yourself? If so or if not, let's keep the conversation on the rules ongoing. (Bonus: Trucker's Wife tee available...)
Reader reactions for and against the Ride for the Constitution, slated to run Oct. 11-13. Our poll on participation in the action continues to show support falling but still at significant levels.
This last portion of this series details other of CARB's diesel equipment-focused emissions rules, interwoven with its primary truck and bus rule on powertrains.
Opinion on the potential effects resulting from a wide shutdown has varied widely among Overdrive readers -- from a solid negative for truckers' public image to political leverage on regs.
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