EOBR

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

U.S. to Require EOBRs on Trucks From Mexico and Plans to Pay for Them With Federal Money

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will require all Mexican trucks entering the United States to be equipped with electronic onboard recorders — and will pay for them — an agency spokeswoman said last week.

March 14, 2011
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Extends EOBR Comment Period

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended to May 23 the comment period on its proposed onboard electronic recorder mandate.

March 11, 2011
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Truckload Carriers Association Opposes EOBR Proposal

The 700-member Truckload Carriers Association plans to oppose a proposed federal mandate requiring the use of electronic onboard recorders because there is no evidence that the technology will improve highway safety, the association’s president said.

February 14, 2011
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

U.S. Seeks EOBR Mandate

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week proposed requiring nearly all interstate commercial motor carriers to install electronic data recorders to monitor their drivers’ hours-of-service compliance.

February 7, 2011
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

U.S. Proposes EOBRs for All Interstate Trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposed a regulation Monday that would require interstate truck and bus companies to install electronic onboard recorders in vehicles to monitor drivers’ hours of service.

January 31, 2011
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Court Grants FMCSA Extension on HOS Logbook Rule

A federal appeals court granted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration an extension on its proposal for hours-of-service documents until Jan. 31.

December 30, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

JBS Carriers Ordered to Install EOBRs on All Trucks as Part of FMCSA Deal

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it has ordered JBS Carriers of Greeley, Colo., to install electronic onboard recorders on its roughly 700-truck fleet.

November 15, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Orders Colorado Fleet to Install EOBRs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered a Colorado carrier to install electronic onboard recorders on its fleet by March, after deeming the trucking company in violation of federal hours of service rules.

November 9, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Bill Would Require EOBRs on All Trucks

Two U.S. senators, with the support of some of the nation’s largest trucking fleets, introduced legislation last week that would require all trucks to use electronic onboard recorders to monitor their drivers’ hours of service.

October 4, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Amends EOBR Rule, Eases Technical Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week said it will not require the next generation of electronic onboard recorders to use a different type of computer connection than current models, or to operate in temperature extremes beyond the capability of existing systems.

September 20, 2010

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