FMCSA: HOS Violations Rise After Rule Change
Changes to the HOS rule that went into effect in late 2020 may have increased flexibility for truck drivers, but the percentage of violations rose “significantly higher," according to FMCSA.
Nebraska, Iowa Issue Hours-of-Service Waivers Related to Fuel
The governors of Nebraska and Iowa temporarily waived federal mandates for truck drivers amid greater fuel demand for harvest season and diesel shortages.
Maine Lawmakers Petition FMCSA Regarding Lobster Transport
In an effort to ease the commercial transport of lobster, a group of Maine lawmakers submitted a request to federal government officials asking to clarify the definition of “livestock” in a recently issued interim final rule.January 6, 2021
FMCSA Proposes Revised Guidance on Yard Moves
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to revise regulatory guidance related to how truck drivers record yard moves as part of their hours of service.January 4, 2021
Asked and Answered: FMCSA Experts Address HOS Questions
FMCSA officials addressed concerns related to the final rule on hours-of-service regulations during an online question-and-answer session on the final rule Dec. 17.December 18, 2020
ELD Vendors Update Software to Match Modified HOS Rules
Before the federal government’s revised hours-of-service rules went into effect Sept. 29, suppliers of electronic logging devices were busy updating their software.
FMCSA Unveils HOS Resource as Revised Rules Take Effect
FMCSA has launched an online tool to help carriers and drivers better understand the hours-of-service regulations that took effect Sept. 29.September 29, 2020
Groups Take Legal Action Against HOS Final Rule
Three organizations and the Teamsters union have filed a petition in federal court challenging the final rule on changes to hours-of-service regulations.September 18, 2020
FMCSA Proposes Pilot Allowing Drivers to Pause Driving Window
FMCSA is seeking comment on a pilot program that would offer drivers additional hours-of-service flexibility by allowing them to pause their 14-hour driving window.August 28, 2020
Safety Groups, Teamsters Petition FMCSA to Reconsider HOS Final Rule
A group of safety organizations and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have filed a petition for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to reconsider the final rule on changes to hours-of-service regulations soon to take effect.July 1, 2020