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Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?
Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

July 18, 2017
The House Transportation Committee has attached a directive to this year’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that...

FMCSA Defends ELD Rule Against OOIDA Court Challenge
FMCSA Defends ELD Rule Against OOIDA Court Challenge

June 16, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration forcefully defended its Electronic Logging Device rule in a court brief filed June 15. The filing was in...

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.

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...

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...

Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule
Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule

July 19, 2017
Another Hail Mary Pass has been flung to try and slow the advance of the electronic logging device rule. Rep. Brian Babin has introduced the ELD Extension...

FMCSA Garners Assist in Court Fight over ELD Rule
FMCSA Garners Assist in Court Fight over ELD Rule

June 23, 2016
The courtroom battle over the validity of the electronic logging device mandate has heated up. An amicus brief filed by two safety advocacy groups backs up...

How Not to Lose Sleep over Apnea
How Not to Lose Sleep over Apnea

January 22, 2016
Despite sleep apnea’s devastating impact on highway safety and personal well-being, truck drivers can be easily and affordably treated for this common...

Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing
Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing

February 17, 2017
The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. “Trucking Alliance”) has submitted a set of comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to...

Driver Coercion Final Rule Goes into Effect Jan. 29
Driver Coercion Final Rule Goes into Effect Jan. 29

November 30, 2015
A final rule prohibiting acts of coercion aimed at compelling truck drivers to violate federal safety regulations has been published by the Federal Motor...

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