December 10, 2014 - Industry News
As Congress moves toward suspension of the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule, some trucking groups applaud the move while police worry about how they will enforce the change.
Tags: ATA, Congress, HOS, OOIDA, CVSA, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, 34 hour restart
December 8, 2014 - Industry News
With Congress up against a December 11 deadline to pass an appropriations bill, trucking interests and safety groups are battling over an amendment that would suspend the current 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule.
Tags: ATA, Congress, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, 34-Hour Restart
September 19, 2014 - Industry News
Safety advocates and the Teamsters union are suing to force the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to issue truck driver training rules. The suit comes just a month after the agency launched an attempt to negotiate a rule because it has not been able to draft a rule that would be accepted by all the parties.
Tags: FMCSA, Driver Training, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Regulations, Teamsters
June 17, 2014 - Industry News
The effort to suspend the hours of service restart provision will come to a head on the Senate floor this week, possibly this afternoon.
Tags: FMCSA, ATA, HOS, CVSA, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, 34-Hour Restart, Legislation, Hours of Service
April 9, 2014 - Industry News
A preliminary review by the Transportation Research Board indicates possible weaknesses in the Department of Transportation’s Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Study. Opponents of higher limits seized on the review as evidence for their cause.
Tags: U.S. DOT, FHWA, Size and Weight, Congress, U.S. Department of Transportation, Teamsters, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
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