Regulatory update: DOT’s latest projections for mandating electronic logging devices, speed limiters
The DOT could require the use of electronic logging devices by Fall 2017. A proposed speed limiter rule is expected in the coming months. Here's a look at the rest of FMCSA's regulatory timeline.
No. 2 in the mailbag series of podcasts airing views sees voices responding to recent news around the California Air Resources Board and FMCSA's report on e-logs and harassment.
Detroit showed off last week its new Assurance safety system, an active system that uses radar to scan the highway in front of a truck to adjust cruising speed, alert drivers of fast closure rate and brake autonomously, if needed, to avoid a crash.
Some port truckers serving the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach began another work strike Thursday, protesting what they’ve said are retaliatory actions by their carriers and theft of wages
Werner unveiled this week its latest Freedom-themed truck, dubbed Ride for Honor. The truck is the fourth installment in the fleet’s Operation Freedom fleet of military-wrapped trucks.
Reader Greg Stanton asked the question attendant to his upload of this sharp Freightliner COE to Overdrive's Reader Rigs gallery. After we shared the pic -- and the question -- on the Facebook page, lo and behold, turns out drivers do well remember those days.
Truckers serving certain ports may soon have some flexibility in compliance with federal hours-of-service rules, if a push by the American Trucking Associations and some ports is successful.
FMCSA survey results: Carrier harassment minimal with e-logs, drivers report slightly higher harassment rate
Truck operators who use electronic logging devices instead of paper logs are more likely to experience harassment from their carriers in the form of interrupted off-duty time, according to a Nov. 13-released report.
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