FOR THE RECORD/A safety panel on Feb. 8 finalized a report on mitigating the use of electronic onboard recorders to harass drivers that provides suggestions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.
Union countered to halt cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which was preceded by Mexico filing a brief.
Among its responses, FMCSA argued OOIDA had not shown evidence its members will experience a loss of business.
Previous settlement agreement wanted to change 2008 hours of service rule.
FMCSA has granted operating authority to a second Mexican carrier.
The White House Office of Management and Budget has finished reviewing the final rule for truck drivers’ hours of service.
The first Mexican carrier approved for program participation is expected to make its first delivery under the new program as early as Oct. 21.
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