Saskatchewan employs HoS exemption for Covid-19 relief
REGINA, Sask. – Saskatchewan is the latest province to implement an hours-of-service (HoS) exemption to truck drivers transporting Covid-19 essential items. Announced today, the provincial government said the modification to…
What proposed HOS changes in U.S. mean to Canadian drivers
Proposed changes to the U.S. hours of service rules have been touted as more flexible for drivers and carriers -- but what about the benefits and the flexibility for cross-border drivers and carriers? Will the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposed HOS provide the same benefits for cross-border drivers, or just make the hours-related differences between Canada and the United States even more confusing? Here’s what I came up with as to how FMCSA’s proposed changes might affect cross-border carriers.