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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...

5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say
5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say

February 1, 2018
Is there such a thing as too big an exemption to the electronic logging rule? That’s the gist of joint comments submitted to the Federal Motor Carrier...

Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules
Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules

April 13, 2017
A proxy war of words over how the Trump administration should approach existing and proposed truck-safety rules has erupted among some trucking and...

Bill Would Up Truck Weight Limit to 91,000 Pounds
Bill Would Up Truck Weight Limit to 91,000 Pounds

September 10, 2015
A bill that would allow individual states to increase the federal vehicle weight limit to 91,000 pounds for tractor-trailers equipped with a sixth axle has...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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