What do you think about the hours-of-service rule changes?
“I think they stink. The only thing good about them is the 34-hour restart.”
“I love it because I get to sleep. You can’t rest a whole lot better than eight hours.”
Bridge City, Texas
“It doesn’t sound too bad. They’re just taking away split sleeping hours.”
“I don’t think it’s going to be much of a change.”
Jim Thorpe, Pa.
“I like them. They’re all right.”
Flannery and Sons
“Everybody has to live by certain guidelines and rules, and that’s just one of them.”
“They’re great because of the 34-hour restart.”
Robbie D. Wood Trucking
“They don’t really bother me either way.”
“They’re great. You get to sleep a little longer and drive a little longer.”
Empire Truck Lines
“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.”
“They suck. I’m a regional driver, and I have multiple drops. With the new rules I can’t get 14 hours.”
After more than seven months in waiting, the proposed rule mandating ...