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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

HDT's Top Articles of 2020

HDT's Top Articles of 2020

Heavy Duty Trucking's most popular articles of 2020, as determined by web analytics from Truckinginfo.com, run the gamut from hot current issues to evergreen how-to tips.

December 30, 2020

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

What Happens When FMCSA Comes to Audit Your Driver Logs?
FBI Bulletin Puts Spotlight on ELDs and Cybersecurity
Hours of Service Timeline: The Long, Convoluted History of Truck Driver Rules
Running Pre-2000 Engines, Paper Logs Calls for Right Documentation
12 Trucking Takeaways from 2019

12 Trucking Takeaways from 2019

As we head into 2020, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her top takeaways from 2019 on the trends affecting trucking.

January 2, 2020

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

As of Dec. 17, most motor carriers are required by federal law to use electronic logging devices, or ELDs, to track truck driver hours of service. Whether you’ve waited until the last minute to flip the switch or you’re already running ELDs, here are some things you need to keep in mind to avoid citations, bad CSA scores, or unsatisfactory safety ratings.

December 9, 2019

The Front Lines of the Battle Against Truck Driver Detention [Commentary]
Commentary: Make Your Voice Heard on Hours-Of-Service Proposal
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

Will Truck Driver Hours-of-Service Proposal Erase Detention Progress?

Will Truck Driver Hours-of-Service Proposal Erase Detention Progress?

In general, the proposed changes to the hours of service rules announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Aug. 14 appear to be common-sense changes that were sought by many in the industry. But one thing troubled Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge -- and some drivers as well.

August 15, 2019

Integrating ELDs With Enterprise Software Pays Off for Petroleum-Hauling Fleet
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

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