Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Schumer to Foxx: Step it Up on ELDs

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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


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