EOBR

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

ATA Calls for EOBRs in Highway Bill

American Trucking Associations urged members of the upcoming House-Senate highway-bill conference to include a mandate for electronic onboard recorders, in order to help drivers and carriers meet federal hours-of-service mandates.

April 26, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

ATA Supports EOBR Rule in Court Brief

American Trucking Associations has defended the federal government’s moves to encourage the use of electronic onboard recorders among trucking fleets in a brief filed in federal court.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
February 28, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA to Hold EOBR Listening Session at MATS

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hear public comments at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month about the potential that drivers using electronic onboard recorders could be harassed by the carriers they drive for.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

‘Plenty on Plate’ for FMCSA This Year, Ferro Says

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will move forward with a host of developing rules and regulations regarding trucking this year, Administrator Anne Ferro said Tuesday.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
January 24, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Federal Advisory Panel Studying EOBRs Wrestles With Safeguarding Data Privacy

A federal advisory committee studying electronic onboard recorders did not reach a consensus on the best way to transmit hours-of-service data from the truck cab to roadside inspectors, but did offer recommendations on items including safeguarding carrier and driver privacy.

January 9, 2012
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Senate Panel OKs Freight Program, EOBRs in Funding Package for Federal Agencies

The Senate Commerce Committee approved a bill to create a national freight program that its sponsors said would boost America’s global economic competitiveness, improve its mobility and promote energy conservation.

December 19, 2011
Letters to the Editor, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Letters: Outlaw EOBRs, Truck Phone Bans

Of course, concerns persist about electronic onboard recorders (“FMCSA Drops Its 2012 Electronic Log Rule Aimed at Carriers With Major HOS Offenses,” 11-21, p. 3). EOBRs are unconstitutional and should be outlawed.

December 5, 2011
Letters to the Editor, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Letters: EOBR Rule, Like/Kind Convoy

This is in reference to the editorial “Fixing the EOBR Rule.” What we need to fix the electronic onboard recorder rule — and many other inane decisions by activist jurists — is a little real-world common sense.

September 19, 2011
Editorial, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Fixing the EOBR Rule

We were disappointed to see the federal appellate court’s ruling overturning the requirement that some motor carriers install electronic recording devices to monitor drivers’ compliance with the hours-of-service rule.

September 5, 2011
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Appeals Court Throws Out EOBR Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic onboard recorder 2010 final rule for motor carriers with significant hours-of-service violations does not protect truck drivers from potential harassment by their employers, a federal appeals court has ruled.

August 29, 2011

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