Regulations

Dept. of Energy asks for exemption from DOT’s hours rule

| January 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy has asked that its hazmat drivers be exempted from the hours-of-service 30-minute rest break provision.

SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

| January 17, 2013

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

Readers: More gun restriction won’t help

| January 16, 2013

Nine out of ten Overdrive readers either favor the status quo on official gun control or call for fewer restrictions on ownership.

The smell of an EOBR by any other name

| January 15, 2013

If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.

FMCSA opens enforcement toolkit for carriers

| January 11, 2013

New materials from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration purport to help motor carriers manage safety issues in the prism of CSA.

More parking now, please; alternatives to ‘sailboat fuel’

| January 11, 2013

A reader follows up on our parking-push coverage from September 2012, and several offer preferred slang options for that lightest of loads -- nothing.

Unified Carrier Registration enforcement starts Feb. 1

| January 11, 2013

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has recommended 2013 roadside enforcement of the Unified Carrier Registration to begin Feb. 1.

California issues reefer compliance guide

| January 08, 2013

California's Air Resources Board has created a new webpage to offer drivers and fleets guidance on determining the compliance of refrigerated units.

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