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  • FMCSA seeking comment on proposed HOS changes in the U.S.

    August 22, 2018 11:28AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Hours of service (HOS) rules might be changing to add more flexibility says Federal Motor Carrier Safety (FMCSA) administrator Ray Martinez. The FMCSA put out an advanced notice of proposed rule making and opened a 30-day comment

  • ATA lauds proposed HoS changes in the U.S.

    June 22, 2018 7:40PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is lauding two members of the U.S. Congress for introducing legislation that will provide more flexibility around Hours of Service (HoS) if passed. The Honest Operators Undertake Road Safety, or HOURS Act,

  • Hours of Service violations down since ELD rollout: FMCSA

    June 22, 2018 5:02PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hours of Service (HoS) violations are down in the United States since the introduction of electronic logging devices (ELDs) says the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). FMCSA numbers show a marked decrease in violations on inspected

  • Pilot Flying J is helping drivers get ready for CVSA Roadcheck

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck News

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Roadcheck is coming and to help drivers through the inspections Pilot Flying J is offering free mid-trip inspections. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck event will run June 5-7 and will focus on Hours of

  • U.S. lawmakers call for flexibility to HOS rules

    May 24, 2018 10:45AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thirty United States Senators have penned a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) urging them to explore flexible alternative to the current hours of service (HoS) regulations in that country. Addressed to administrator Raymond

  • OOIDA calls for change to U.S. hours of service

    February 15, 2018 10:37PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is petitioning the United States Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to amend the existing federal Hours of Service (HoS) regulations south of the border. Acting President and CEO Tom

  • Canada to require ELDs by 2020

    December 18, 2017 1:22PM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – On the day the U.S. electronic logging device (ELD) mandate went into effect, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau gathered with trucking industry leaders bearing a gift, in the form of a law that would by 2020 require

  • Rock slide wipes out Trans-Canada

    November 2, 2016 3:35PM by Derek Clouthier

    Truckers detoured more than 200km, adding to hours-of-service

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    PIT Group to verify electronic logging devices are up to snuff

    October 19, 2016 9:50AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – PIT Group has announced it will be verifying the compliance of electronic logging devices (ELDs) with the impending mandate in the US. ELD suppliers are allowed to self-certify their devices, but PIT Group says its verification will

  • OOIDA suing feds over electronic logging device mandate

    December 15, 2015 5:47PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is suing the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) over its new regulation mandating the use of electronic logging devices. “This rule has the potential to have the single largest, most

  • Obama pushes back restart and rest period rules

    December 17, 2014 11:23AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — By putting his signature on a piece of paper, US president Barack Obama has hit the restart button on two controversial hours of service issues. Yesterday, Obama signed the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, putting

  • Controversial US hours-of-service reset provisions suspended for two years

    December 14, 2014 2:36PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two of the more contentious elements of the US hours-of-service regulations put into place in 2013 has been suspended for two years as part of an omnibus spending bill voted through late Saturday night. President Barack Obama

  • Risky Business: The lost art of trip planning

    November 7, 2014 8:00AM by Rick Geller

    Better prepared drivers don’t run afoul of HoS regulations

  • Beware misleading polls, ATA warns

    October 17, 2014 8:56AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations CEO Bill Graves is urging policymakers in the US to ignore the results of a recently released push poll on trucking hours-of-service rules. “The results of a misleading push poll should not be taken

  • ATA asks for quick implementation of electronic logging regulations

    June 30, 2014 3:11PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) last week put pressure on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to swiftly issue its electronic logging device (ELD) regulations. “ATA supports laws and regulations mandating the installation and use of