Tag: hours of service
COVID hours exemption not valid 'just because you're hauling food'
On Overdrive Radio, food for thought via the words of Captain Jon Olsen of the Minnesota State Patrol about qualifying for the COVID hours exemption, and: Episode 5 of the OTR podcast, about family-life sacrifices drivers -- and those back home -- endure.
February 12, 2021
CSA's Data Trail
Toughest 15 states for hours of service violations
With news today of the hours-of-service-related focus on the planned Roadcheck event – this year set for May 4-6, a month sooner than past traditional month of June – keep in mind these states for especially close hours enforcement.
February 2, 2021
Log annotations to avoid hours of service violations — and more from FMCSA Q&A
Listen to Overdrive Radio to learn more about log annotations to avoid hours of service violations and other topics covered by the FMCSA's recent G&A here.
December 18, 2020
What you should know about the looming Canadian ELD mandate
The rule is set to go into force June 12, though some groups are calling for a delay, given no devices have been certified. And there's much more than that.
December 17, 2020
What can owner-operators expect from a Biden administration?
This week's edition of Overdrive Radio features OOIDA's president helping forecast what a Biden administration may mean for independent truckers. Listen here.
November 20, 2020
Further extensions of CDL-related COVID waivers unlikely, official says
And more from FMCSA top brass and CVSA: a common misconception about the short-haul exception, new split-sleeper-berth usage, crash preventability, and more.
November 17, 2020
Owner-op Todd Graham’s two-truck leased operation, powered in part by this 2003 KW W900
Find out all about Todd Graham's advocacy efforts, business philosophy, and what powers his two-tractor leased trucking operation here on Overdrive.
November 12, 2020
Hours of Service
From the ELD data: Drivers wade slowly into new HOS split options as 30-minute break violations dip
ELD data shows 30-minute-break violations dropping as truckers utilize new hours of service options. But new split sleeper options are still being learned.
November 4, 2020
Electronic Logging Devices
ELD makers report ongoing updates as drivers navigate new hours options
Some ELD apps sowed confusion for drivers trying to use new split-sleeper options. ELD makers acknowledge that software updates are being deployed to correct.
October 15, 2020
‘If I go over 3 hours on a break, does it count against my 14?’ — More questions and answers about new HOS regs
What happens if you go over the three hours on the shorter break? Does it go toward your 14 hours? That and more explored here...
October 9, 2020
Answering hours questions, as some ELDs falsely flag errors when new rule options used
In this edition of the Overdrive Radio podcast, we answer truckers' hours of service questions and dive into reported issues of ELD snafus under the new regs.
October 8, 2020
FMCSA launches online hours of service example tool
FMCSA’s new interactive ETHOS tool for understanding the hours of service changes. A trucker was named a Highway Angel for helping extinguish a truck fire and saving a fellow driver. I-15 ramps closures are planned for Oct. 4-7 near Las Vegas.
September 30, 2020
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