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Court: Federal Hours of Service Supersede California Break Rules
Split-Sleeper Pilot Program Would Study 6/4, 5/5 Splits
FMCSA Proposes 'Yard Move' Definition

FMCSA Proposes 'Yard Move' Definition

"Yard moves" can be logged as on duty not driving under trucker hours of service regulations – but just what constitutes a yard move? See how FMCSA proposed to define a yard move.

January 4, 2021

FMCSA Clarifies Ag Products That Qualify for Hours-of-Service Exemptions
FMCSA Pushes Ahead with Initatives on Younger Drivers, Autonomous Trucks, and More
New Hours of Service Rules Take Effect Sept. 29
FMCSA Denies Request for Longer Workdays for Autonomous-Truck Drivers
Safety Advocates, Teamsters Challenge Hours of Service Changes

Safety Advocates, Teamsters Challenge Hours of Service Changes

Less than two weeks before revised hours of service rules are set to take effect, they have been challenged in court by a coalition of safety advocacy groups that are often seen as anti-trucking, along with the Teamsters union.

September 17, 2020

Pilot Program Would Test 3-Hour 'Pause' of Driving Clock

Pilot Program Would Test 3-Hour 'Pause' of Driving Clock

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is asking for public comment on a pilot program to study the one part of the hours-of-service proposal that didn’t make it into the final rule: allowing drivers to pause their on-duty driving period with one off-duty period up to three hours.

August 28, 2020

FMCSA Narrows Definition of COVID-19 Relief Loads

FMCSA Narrows Definition of COVID-19 Relief Loads

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its COVID-19 emergency declaration allowing for the exemption from hours-of-service rules if delivering relief loads – but it has narrowed the definition of relief loads.

June 9, 2020

House Bill Would Spend $319 Billion on Highways, Postpone New HOS Rules

House Bill Would Spend $319 Billion on Highways, Postpone New HOS Rules

A $500 billion, five-year infrastructure bill introduced by the House of Representatives would not only fund highways and advance clean transportation efforts, but also would delay implementation of the new hours-of-service rule, require a rulemaking on driver detention, push revision of how motor carrier safety is measured under the CSA program.

June 3, 2020

Hours-of-Service Final Rule Adds Flexibility to Truck Drivers' Workdays
FMCSA Extends COVID-19 Emergency Declaration for Trucking
FMCSA Expands Coronavirus Hours-of-Service Exemptions

FMCSA Expands Coronavirus Hours-of-Service Exemptions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration added fuel and other items to an expanded national emergency declaration to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief in response to the nationwide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

March 18, 2020

Driver Issues Dominate Top Industry Concerns List

Driver Issues Dominate Top Industry Concerns List

For the first time, driver compensation and detention/delay at customer facilities appeared on the American Transportation Research Institute’s annual Top 10 list of the Top Industry issues.

October 6, 2019