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House Prepares Short-Term Appropriations Bill Without 34-Hour Restart Provision
House Prepares Short-Term Appropriations Bill Without 34-Hour Restart Provision

September 11, 2014
The House is working on a temporary appropriations measure that does not include a suspension of the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule.

Reaction to Restart Suspension Includes Enforcement Concerns
Reaction to Restart Suspension Includes Enforcement Concerns

December 10, 2014
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...

FMCSA Outlines Survey Plans for Electronic Onboard Recorders
FMCSA Outlines Survey Plans for Electronic Onboard Recorders

May 28, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is preparing to survey drivers and carriers on the role of electronic onboard recorders in driver...

ATA Safety Agenda Aired at Senate Hearing
ATA Safety Agenda Aired at Senate Hearing

January 29, 2015
Next steps for truck safety should be completion of the speed limiter mandate, more focus on traffic enforcement and improvements in the CSA safety...

FMCSA Getting Closer to Decision on Crash Accountability
FMCSA Getting Closer to Decision on Crash Accountability

September 3, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finished its analysis of crash accountability and is now reviewing the work in preparation for public...

FMCSA Will Study Driver Pay Impact on Safety
FMCSA Will Study Driver Pay Impact on Safety

August 29, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun a study of the relationship between safety and driver pay. The agency is asking for comments on a...

An Early Take on the Impact of the Hours of Service Changes
An Early Take on the Impact of the Hours of Service Changes

July 11, 2013
It is too soon to measure the full impact of the changes in the hours of service rule, but the carriers that will be most affected are high-output truckload...

New Research Adds to Hours of Service Mix
New Research Adds to Hours of Service Mix

August 7, 2013
Just as the hours of service changes take effect, here’s new research on how the rules could affect operations and safety. Two academics, Asvin Goel of...

House Panel Sets Hours-of-Service Hearing
House Panel Sets Hours-of-Service Hearing

November 14, 2013
A House subcommittee will hold a hearing on the truck driver hours-of-service rule next week. The Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce of the Small...

Ferro Presided Over Landmark Safety Rules
Ferro Presided Over Landmark Safety Rules

July 28, 2014
Anne Ferro, who will step down as chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration next month, served as administrator during a period of great...