ELD

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Final ELD Rule Not Expected Til Late 2015, FMCSA Says

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration does not expect to publish its final rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices for carriers until Sept. 30, 2015, the agency said in its November significant rulemakings report.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 18, 2014
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Few Drivers Harassed While Using Electronic Logging Devices, Survey Finds

Rand McNally

About 2% of truck drivers who use electronic logging devices have experienced a carrier interaction that they considered to be harassment and that they associated with the HOS-logging capabilities of the ELD, according to a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration driver survey released Nov. 13.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 14, 2014
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

E-Log Device Certification Considered by FMCSA

Omnitracs Inc.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Oct. 28 issued an “information collection request,” seeking public comment on its plans to ask electronic logging device manufacturers to register and self-certify that their products meet the agency’s technical specifications.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2014
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Schumer to Foxx: Step it Up on ELDs

Azi Paybarah/Flickr

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is calling on Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx to speed up the rulemaking process that will put electronic logging devices on all trucks to help monitor hours of service compliance.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
June 16, 2014
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Publication of ELD Proposal Is ‘Imminent,’ Ferro Says

Omnitracs

Publication of the proposed rule requiring trucks to have electronic logging devices is “imminent,” Anne Ferro, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, told a House subcommittee hearing March 12.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
March 12, 2014
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

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