hours of service

FMCSA denies request for pushing back hours compliance

Per a letter from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week to the American Trucking Associations, there will be no delay in hours of service implementation, as requested by ATA in January.

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Hours rules suspended in states struck by winter storm

Several states hit by winter storm "Nemo" this weekend have suspended hours of service rules for drivers carrying emergency supplies.

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FMCSA publishes hours of service guidance

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has posted two new guides regarding upcoming changes in hours of service rules on its website.

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Hours rules suspended for propane haulers

Seven states have suspended hours-of-service rules for truckers transporting propane to mitigate current supply shortages.

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Group asks DOT to push back hours of service date

In a letter sent to FMCSA last week, ATA asked the agency to reschedule the date that the new hours of service rule goes into effect.

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Daytime sleep worse than split sleep, says FMCSA study

Sleeping during the day makes drivers sleepier and causes drivers to get less sleep than a consolidated sleep period at night and a split sleep schedule, the study concludes.

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ATA, agency to square off in court over hours rule

The American Trucking Associations will present oral arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's hours-of-service rule March 15.

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Forecast: EOBR proposed rule likely by March

Congress directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate electronic onboard recorders.

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New oilfield exemption guidance requested

Sixty-three congressional representatives have signed a letter requesting the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rescind recently published oilfield exemption guidance.

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Hours and EOBRs: Operator challenge No. 2

Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators. Here’s a closer look at challenge No. 2 of the top five, Hours and EOBRs, with partial solutions from owner-operators, fleet representatives and others.

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