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34-Hour Restart

6 Trends to Track in 2016

From the economy to driver recruitment and retention, there will be several familiar faces in the trends to follow closely in the new year.

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Commentary: Regulatory Drag and the Driver Shortage

Despite projections of an economic slowdown, upcoming regulations could still require fleets to find large numbers of new drivers.

Handling the Fallout from the Restart Rollback

Technology providers are working on updates to onboard recording devices and other automated logging and auditing systems to cope with the 34-hour restart suspension.

Hours of Service Hot Button Questions, Part 3

Every year, hours-of-service questions from drivers and carriers make up the vast majority of inquiries concerning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. In this final installment in a three-part series, we look at the 34-hour restart rules.

Commentary: How the Public Feels About Driver Fatigue

The debate over driver fatigue and hours of service regulations may be decided by the public. But how questions are asked and facts are presented can sway opinion in opposite directions.

Pegging the BS Meter in the Restart Battle

"The American public will pay with their lives and their wallets if Congress gives in to the anti-safety agenda of trucking interests." Deborah Lockridge writes about why that and other quotes from a press release from "safety" advocates are BS in her All That's Trucking blog.

Bad Timing, Tracy Morgan Media Frenzy Bad News for Restart Opponents

The crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another passenger in his vehicle has generated a media frenzy about last week's move to suspend a controversial portion of the new hours of service regulations. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge looks at the situation in her All That's Trucking blog.