Hours of Service (Trucking)
TRUCKING GROUPS PILE ON NEW US HOURS-OF-SERVICE
Are changes to the US hours-of-service regulations, implemented in July, costing drivers and trucking companies up to US$3.9 billion? That’s the finding of a study conducted by the respected, albeit ATA-affiliated American Transportation...
OOIDA adds more evidence new HoS rules costing drivers
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. -- A survey of more than 4,000 truck drivers in the US has provided further evidence that the new US hours-of-service rules are costing the industry financially, and could even be negatively impacting road safety.
New HoS rules costing drivers, fleets productivity with no safety benefit: Schneider
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The new hours-of-service rules implemented in the US July 1 have reduced solo driver productivity by 3.1%, and team operations by 4.3%, according to data compiled by Schneider National.
ATA’s Graves outlines the major issues that will change trucking in years ahead
ORLANDO, Fla – With Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are a Changin” booming into the Marriott World Centre conference hall, American Trucking Associations president Bill Graves took to the stage this morning and addressed how...
ATA, OOIDA agree there should be no short-cuts in introducing sleep apnea testing requirements
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Both the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) are supporting new legislation that will require the US government to follow the established rulemaking process when...
New US regulations could leave industry short a million drivers by 2016: FTR Associates
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- An incoming regulatory tsunami could leave the American trucking industry in need of a million drivers by 2016, if all the new regulations currently being considered are implemented.
ATA makes last-ditch attempt to postpone HoS rule changes
ARLINGTON, Va. -- In a last-ditch attempt to have the July 1 changes to US hours-of-service rules derailed, the American Trucking Associations’ today addressed the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the potential costs...