Government, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

HOS Rules Relaxed as FMCSA Calls State of Emergency for 26 States, District of Columbia

Aerial view of Humble, Texas, on Aug. 28, 2017 David J. Phillip/Associated Press

Driver hours-of-service rules are being relaxed in 26 states and the District of Columbia under a state of emergency announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Aug. 31.

September 1, 2017
Government, Business

Virginia Tech to Lead FMCSA-Funded Flexible HOS Study

Virginia Tech, along with subcontractors from Washington State and SmartDrive, has been awarded a $2.5 million contract from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to study a flexible hours-of-service safety provision that will allow longhaul truck drivers to split their required sleeper berth time into shorter periods.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
December 30, 2015