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FMCSA Offers Hours-of-Service Educational Tool

In an effort to answer some of the many questions that oftentimes go along with regulatory changes, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has created an online tool to help carriers and drivers understand the recent changes to the hours-of-service regulations.

FMCSA Modifies Relief Extension, Adds Groceries Back to the List

FMCSA has extended regulatory relief for drivers that provide direct assistance in support of emergency relief efforts related to COVID-19, including supplies for the emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores, which had been removed in June.

FMCSA to Hold Virtual Trucking Safety Summit

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced that the 2020 Trucking Safety Summit will be held virtually on August 5, 2020. The meeting’s focus will be to finding ways to improve the safe operation of commercial motor vehicles on the nation’s roadways.

Understanding the New 30-Minute Break Rule

Roughly two years in the making, the new federal hours-of-service (HOS) rules have arrived. They could provide drivers with a lot more flexibility — and productivity — if applied correctly.