Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Oil-Field Specialty Trucks HOS Exemption Should Be Extended to Others, Carriers Say

An hours-of-service waiting time exemption for drivers of “specially constructed” oil-field operations trucks should be extended to include such other oil and gas operations trucks such as those that deliver sand and water, several motor carriers and trade association officials told federal regulators.

October 15, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

FMCSA Extends Comment Deadline for Oilfield Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has pushed back the deadline for public comment about changes to the hours-of-service rules for oilfield haulers.

Transport Topics
August 16, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Feds Extend Handheld Cellphone Ban to include Hazmat Truckers

Federal regulators have issued a proposed rule that would extend a ban on the use of handheld cellphones to include intrastate hazardous materials motor carriers.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 3, 2011