A bill with bi-partisan support has been introduced in the U.S. House and if passed would undo the current hours of service rule and allow truck drivers to revert back to abiding by the hours ...
In a letter of response to Congressional criticism, Foxx defends the current hours rule and says it is the result of years of research into driver fatigue and safety and analysis of comments from the ...
Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) signaled in a statement this week he intends to gather congressional support for intervening in the regulatory process over the latest hours rule change.
House members in a letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx say the implementation of the hours of service rule was "counter to common sense."
Forecasts on the impact the new hours of service rule will have on the industry may have been overstated, a recent studies say. The research, however, makes a major presumption.
FMCSA has published notices of application from the DOD and livestock council asking to exempt them from the 30-minute break requirement mandated by the current hours-of-service rule.
The entirety of the current hours of service rule was upheld for long-haul drivers. The only portion of the rule vacated by the court was the required 30-minute break for short-haul drivers.
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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