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House Bill Would Suspend 34-Hour Restart Pending Review
House Bill Would Suspend 34-Hour Restart Pending Review

October 31, 2013
A trio of House legislators introduced a bill that would suspend the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule, pending an assessment by the...

ATA Bid to Cut Funding for HOS Restart Draws Sharp Reaction
ATA Bid to Cut Funding for HOS Restart Draws Sharp Reaction

May 21, 2014
The American Trucking Associations is trying to get Congress to cut off funding for the restart provision of the hours of service rule -- a maneuver that...

34-Hour Restart Likely to Be Suspended, Studied
34-Hour Restart Likely to Be Suspended, Studied

December 10, 2014
Trucking interests are close to victory in their fight to suspend the current 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule. The appropriations...

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...

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...

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...

Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears
Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears

December 8, 2014
With Congress up against a December 11 deadline to pass an appropriations bill, trucking interests and safety groups are battling over an amendment that...

House Amendment Would Stop FMCSA Insurance Rulemaking
House Amendment Would Stop FMCSA Insurance Rulemaking

June 10, 2014
UPDATED -- The U.S. House approved an amendment that would stop the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from changing insurance minimums. The...

Enforcement Community Spells Out What it Wants in Highway Bill
Enforcement Community Spells Out What it Wants in Highway Bill

January 29, 2014
Police and roadside inspectors are calling for changes in how the Department of Transportation administers the truck safety program. At a hearing Tuesday...

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