What do you think about the hours-of-service rule changes?

| October 05, 2005

“I think they stink. The only thing good about them is the 34-hour restart.”
Henry White
Jim Aartman
Tampa, Fla.

“I love it because I get to sleep. You can’t rest a whole lot better than eight hours.”
John Robicheaux
Enterprise Transportation
Bridge City, Texas

“It doesn’t sound too bad. They’re just taking away split sleeping hours.”
Curtis Jones
Swift
Atlanta, Ga.

“I don’t think it’s going to be much of a change.”
Lonny Bryfogole
Horwith Trucks
Jim Thorpe, Pa.

“I like them. They’re all right.”
Justin Ippolito
Flannery and Sons
Jacksboro, Tenn.

“Everybody has to live by certain guidelines and rules, and that’s just one of them.”
Herman Player
Player Enterprise
Sumter, S.C.

“They’re great because of the 34-hour restart.”
Armando Herrera
Robbie D. Wood Trucking
Ontario, Calif.

“They don’t really bother me either way.”
Keith Blevins
Penske Logistics
Jacksonville, Fla.

“They’re great. You get to sleep a little longer and drive a little longer.”
Terry Pounds
Empire Truck Lines
Hammond, La.

“I don’t like the restrictions. I like more freedom. I’ve been trucking for 31 years. I know when I’m tired and when I need to rest.”
James Jordan
CRST
Quitman, Miss.

“They suck. I’m a regional driver, and I have multiple drops. With the new rules I can’t get 14 hours.”
Robert Gordon
KLLM
Chicago

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