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FMCSA Wants to Delay State Compliance with Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse
Driver-Training Rule Rolling Out, Wrinkles or Not
ELDs: The Final Countdown

ELDs: The Final Countdown

A special downloadable supplement by the editorial staff of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, "ELDs: The Final Countdown," offers in-depth information on managing the ELD-to-AOBRD transition and getting the most out of electronic logging devices.

September 4, 2019

Commentary: Make Your Voice Heard on Hours-Of-Service Proposal
Hurricane Dorian Prompts Emergency Declarations Across Southeast
ATA, CVSA Seek Longer Comment Period for HOS Reform Proposal

ATA, CVSA Seek Longer Comment Period for HOS Reform Proposal

ATA and CVSA want the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to extend the public comment period for the agency’s proposal to reform the Hours of Service rule for truck drivers. The 45-day comment period is set to end on Oct. 7.

August 28, 2019

Webinar to Dispel Misconceptions about ELD Enforcement

Webinar to Dispel Misconceptions about ELD Enforcement

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine is hosting a free webinar on Sept.19 to help fleets better understand the enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate and provide best practices for compliance.

August 28, 2019

What Drivers Need to Know About ELDs for Roadside Inspections

What Drivers Need to Know About ELDs for Roadside Inspections

Whether your fleet is already running ELDs or waiting till closer to the December deadline, there are important things your drivers need to know to make roadside inspections go as smoothly and as quickly as possible — and avoid citations.

August 23, 2019

Some Sober Advice on the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

Some Sober Advice on the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's prep work for the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse includes amassing an impressive amount of informational guidance online that can be accessed at a dedicated website. Commentary by Executive Editor David Cullen.

August 22, 2019

Strong Safety Culture, Technology Help High-Risk Fleets Improve Safety
Don't Wait Until the Last Minute to Switch to ELDs

Don't Wait Until the Last Minute to Switch to ELDs

Dec. 16, 2019, is the last day you’ll be able to take advantage of the grandfather clause that let carriers using automatic onboard recording devices hold off switching to fully compliant electronic logging devices for two years.

August 19, 2019

Taking a Closer Look at FMCSA's Hours-of-Service Proposal

Taking a Closer Look at FMCSA's Hours-of-Service Proposal

In what the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration chief called a “common-sense approach,” the agency has proposed five key revisions to truck driver hours-of-service rules. More on what those changes might mean and moving on to a final rulemaking.

August 14, 2019

Proposed Hours of Service Changes Designed to Add Flexibility

Proposed Hours of Service Changes Designed to Add Flexibility

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published an eagerly awaited proposal on changes to hours of service rules that would offer more flexibility, including changes to the 30-minute break rule, allowing split sleeper berth operations, and more.

August 14, 2019

How Accurate Is FMCSA's List of Registered ELDs?

How Accurate Is FMCSA's List of Registered ELDs?

You'd think someone at DOT could spend a couple days checking out the ELD device list. That's exactly what HDT Editor-in-Chief Deborah Lockridge did and what she found was less than encouraging.

August 12, 2019

CVSA Wants Congress to Fund New Truck Crash Causation Study