A rule recently adopted by FMCSA cuts from 30 to 14 the maximum number of days a state may waive HOS regulations during a state of emergency, a move that has drawn criticism from stakeholders.
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.
The governors of Nebraska and Iowa temporarily waived federal mandates for truck drivers amid greater fuel demand for harvest season and diesel shortages.
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 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
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 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