If you’re using automatic onboard recording devices to track driver hours of service under the grandfather clause of the electronic logging device mandate, there’s something very important you need to do by mid-June, says a former commercial vehicle enforcement official who’s now a transportation consultant.
A newly proposed bill would allow truck drivers a daily break of up to 3 consecutive hours that would not eat into the 14-hour on-duty allotment afforded them by federal Hours of Service rules.
Melton Truck Lines, a flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., has announced pay increases for all of its company drivers and a performance-based bonus.
Not just the illegally unprepared may feel the shock starting April 1, when full enforcement of the electronic logging device rule kicks in. That’s because everyone required to operate with an ELD will face “a firehose of violations” issued roadside by law enforcement, predicts Steve Bryan, president of Vigillo.
HireRight's survey found that while the majority of transportation companies planned to increase their workforce in 2018, they were concerned about how difficult it was to find qualified candidates.