hours of service

ATRI seeking driver feedback on impacts of new hours rule

The American Transportation Research Institute wants to hear from drivers as to how the hours of service rule has impacted their quality of life, miles and pay.

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House letter questions hours of service implementation

House members in a letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx say the implementation of the hours of service rule was "counter to common sense."

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Was trucking wrong about hours of service?

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.

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Agency granting 30-min. break exemptions for defense, livestock haulers

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.

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Agency stops enforcing break requirement for short haulers

FMCSA has announced it is no longer enforcing the mandatory 30-minute break required by the current hours-of-service rule in light of a court ruling last week that vacated that portion of the rule.

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Court upholds all of hours rule for long-haul drivers

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.

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Bill that would undo hours rule pulled from House

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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Chart shows just how long a 34-hour restart actually takes

An interactive infographic posted by the Journal of Commerce shows how a "34-hour" restart can become much more than 34 hours.

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POLL: Have the new hours regs impacted your revenue?

Almost three weeks into the effective date of most of the new hours of service regulation, Overdrive wants to know -- have you lost loads, miles and/or revenue on account of the overall reduction in weekly possible on-duty hours with restart restrictions/30-min. required breaks? Or not?

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

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.

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