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Restart Study on Track to Start This Month
Restart Study on Track to Start This Month

January 13, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is on track to launch its study of the 34-hour restart, said Martin Walker, chief of the agency’s research...

ATA Prevails in Restart Fight
ATA Prevails in Restart Fight

December 14, 2014
American Trucking Associations won its fight against the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule. On Saturday night the Senate passed and...

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...

Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment
Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment

November 13, 2014
Few truck drivers feel they are harassed by their employers or shippers, and drivers who use electronic logs experience no more harassment than those who...

Carriers Look for HOS Flexibility to Ease Port Congestion
Carriers Look for HOS Flexibility to Ease Port Congestion

November 12, 2014
Trucking interests are preparing a request for temporary flexibility in the hours of service rules to help ease the congestion that is plaguing major ports....

Sleeper Pilot Program on Track for 2016
Sleeper Pilot Program on Track for 2016

October 28, 2014
It will take another year to launch a pilot program to see if drivers can safely split their sleeper berth rest time. The option is being pushed by carriers...

Reaction to ELD Proposal Goes Full Circle
Reaction to ELD Proposal Goes Full Circle

July 1, 2014
UPDATED -- Comments on the proposed Electronic Logging Device mandate cover the full spectrum of reactions, from outrage and disdain at Big Brother...

Senate Halts Debate on HOS Restart Provision
Senate Halts Debate on HOS Restart Provision

June 19, 2014
Partisan differences halted Senate debate on an appropriations bill that includes a suspension of the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service...

HOS Restart Fight Pending in Senate
HOS Restart Fight Pending in Senate

June 17, 2014
The effort to suspend the hours of service restart provision will come to a head on the Senate floor this week, possibly this afternoon.

No Restart Suspension in House Appropriations Bill
No Restart Suspension in House Appropriations Bill

June 11, 2014
The trucking industry effort to suspend the current 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule missed a gear Tuesday when the House passed an...

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