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OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule
OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule

November 21, 2017
With the new electronic logging device mandate set to take effect in less than four weeks, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has petitioned...

DOT Wants Sleep-Apnea Data
DOT Wants Sleep-Apnea Data

December 17, 2015
A DOT data-collection request could be first step toward federal regulation of the testing and treatment of truck drivers for obstructive sleep apnea.

More States Want Snow/Ice Off Trucks
More States Want Snow/Ice Off Trucks

February 1, 2016
The word is out from statehouses and state police barracks in states from Pennsylvania to Vermont that for safety’s sake, snow and ice should be cleared off...

House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures
House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures

September 6, 2017
Late in the evening of Sept. 6, the amendment sponsored by Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX)-- which sought to prevent funding of the electronic logging device rule...

ELD Face-off: Two Sides of the Looming Mandate
ELD Face-off: Two Sides of the Looming Mandate

December 11, 2017
With just a week to go until the much-debated electronic logging device rule kicks in on Dec. 18, HDT asked top officials of two trucking associations that...

Senate Bill Includes Hours-of-Service Fix; Demands Speed-Limiter Rule
Senate Bill Includes Hours-of-Service Fix; Demands Speed-Limiter Rule

April 21, 2016
The transportation spending bill advanced by the Senate Appropriations Committee fixes wording in earlier legislation that muddied what the status of the...

ATRI: Restart Rule Unintentionally Raised Crash Risk
ATRI: Restart Rule Unintentionally Raised Crash Risk

April 29, 2015
The 34-hour restart provisions for truck drivers, which currently remain under suspension, had a negative impact on motor-carrier safety when they were in...

EPA Aims to Toss Away SmartWay
EPA Aims to Toss Away SmartWay

April 4, 2017
In his Passing Zone blog, HDT's David Cullen weighs in on an Environmental Protection Agency proposal to eliminate the agency's voluntary fuel-saving...

OOIDA Not Throwing In ELD Towel
OOIDA Not Throwing In ELD Towel

November 2, 2016
While several trucking lobbies are applauding the court ruling that upholds a Congressional mandate to require electronic logging devices, the association...

Wildcat Strike Shuts Ports in New York and New Jersey
Wildcat Strike Shuts Ports in New York and New Jersey

January 29, 2016
More than 1,000 longshoremen walked off the job at New York and New Jersey ports on Friday morning, Jan. 29, effectively shutting down the terminals in a...