August 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Oliver Patton
Early experience with the hours-of-service changes bear out expectations that 24-7 truckload carriers will come under pressure to add personnel, change service levels or both.
Tags: DOT, FMCSA, HOS, Hours of Service
August 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Tom Bray, J.J. Keller & Associates
This question has to do with what has been termed “personal conveyance.” This is a situation where a driver is using his/her commercial vehicle as a personal vehicle to commute to and from a personal destination.
Tags: Drivers, Hours of Service
July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Beach
An acronym transition and other things you should know about the pending rule mandating electronic logging devices.
Tags: Information Technology, HOS, EOBRs, ELDs, Hours of Service, Drivers
July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Tom Bray, J.J. Keller
Since the new hours-of-service rules went into effect July 1, there have been many questions asked of experts both inside and outside of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration related to the new rules. This article looks at some of the more frequently asked questions.
Tags: FMCSA, Drivers, Regulations, Hours of Service, Safety & Compliance
June 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
With just days to go before the scheduled implementation of the new and more restrictive hours of service rules, fleets and drivers need to be asking if their electronic onboard recording devices are ready for the change.
Tags: FMCSA, HOS, EOBR, Hours of Service
By J.J.Keller & Associates
Unless the courts step in and rein in new hours of service rules, they are set to take effect on July 1. J.J.Keller & Associates has put together some frequently asked questions and answers about them.
Tags: Hours of Service, JJ Keller
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By HDT partner, Today's Trucking
New hours of service rules go into effect July 1. Are you ready? The American Trucking Associations has published an easy-to-use, free tipsheet to help you help your drivers understand the new HOS rules.
Tags: Drivers, ATA, Training, Driver Training, Hours of Service
April 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Tom Bray
Hours-of-service compliance is centered on two areas, limits and logs. Both drivers and carriers are held responsible for compliance with these regulations. If you're an independent owner-operator, that means you're both the driver and the carrier.
Tags: Hours of Service
February 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor
Almost no one is happy about the new hours of service rule. Maybe that means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made the moves that will lead to stability, at long last.
Or maybe not.
Tags: Safety & Compliance, Hours of Service
January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Our man in Washington reports on wireless and trucking, FMCSA wireless roadside inspections, and hours of service rules
Tags: FMCSA, Hours of Service, wireless services, safety enforcement
January 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Deborah Whistler, Editor
New Canadian hours of service rules are much the same as in the U.S. - but they're more flexible.
Tags: Canada, Regulations, Hours of Service
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