What trucking regulation would you change?

JASON LAMBERT
Greenville, Pa.
Independent

“There are regulations?”

BARRY JOHNSON
Hanson, Mass.
Far Inc.

“No log books, because they are a joke.”

JIM FREEMAN
Salisbury, N.C.
Corriher Trucking

“I’d get rid of the log books.”

ARCHIE HOWARD
Fayetteville, Tenn.
Independent

“I’d make 12-hour days.”

JOE KENNEDY
Yates City, Ill.
Heartland Express

“We’re forever getting messed with for things about our log books, and some people are even trying to make harsher regulations about hours of service. They need to leave us alone and let us do our jobs.”

PAUL HAMILTON
Miami
Stevens Transport

“I might say add more hours of service, but then you have driver fatigue, and that is dangerous. I also might say to add to the weight we can carry, but then the roads start to tear up. So really I wouldn’t change anything.”

BILL MCCURRY
Jonesborough, Tenn.
B&H Express

“Of course, the log book. It’s just a big rip-off.”

TIM GUNTHER
Dallas
Gulf Coast Transport

“Log books. Those things were set up in the 1930s for people who drove on two-lane roads. We don’t need them anymore.”

STEVE ANTON
Walls, Miss.
Ozark

“I’d change the hours of service. Anyone else in any other job can work double shifts, but we’re not allowed to.”

PHILLIP WARREN
Southport, N.C.
Howard Transport

“Log books and weigh stations. They are both a pain.”

TRACY LLOYD
Monroe, La.
Will Transport

“I’d stop the harassment by the DOT. They’re too strict and need to lighten up.”

JIMMY STANSEOL
Fort Payne, Ala.
CFI

“I’d change the hours of service so we could drive at least 15 hours a day.”

RON OBERNOLTE
Columbus, Ohio
Janco

“Log books. I think they are dangerous. If you have driven your limit and you have to take eight hours off, but you are not tired, then you will probably be tired once it is legal for you to drive again.”


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