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Government, Business

FMCSA Receives Three HOS Exemption Requests

A Dean's Dairy truck on Interstate 65 in Jeffersonville, Ind. A Dean's Dairy truck on I-65 in Indiana. Dairy and baked goods haulers have applied for exemption from HOS regulations for deliveries during natural disasters. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Several industry groups are petitioning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for exemptions from certain hours-of-service rules.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

FMCSA Receives Petition, Grants Exemption Related to HOS Rules

Firefighters in what is left of Paradise, Calif. A firefighter surveys the devastation in Paradise, Calif. The National Mobile Shower and Catering Association, which represents members who are providing support to the firefighters battling Camp Fire, seeks HOS relief. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it has received an exemption request from hours-of-service rules from one trade association and has granted reprieve from those rules to another.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 26, 2018
Government, Business

FMCSA Extends Public Comment Period on HOS Concerns

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the period of comment for an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding hours of service for drivers hauling property.

Transport Topics
September 19, 2018
Government, Business

Pavement Trade Association Files HOS Exemption Request

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The American Concrete Pavement Association has requested exemption from certain hours-of-service regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Waste Management Seeks HOS Exemption From FMCSA

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Waste Management Holdings Inc. has submitted a request to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration asking for a five-year exemption from certain hours-of-service rules.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

FMCSA Denies Owner-Operators’ Request for ELD Exemption

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has confirmed that it denied the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request for an exemption from the electronic logging device rule.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 5, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

Capitol Agenda for the Week of June 25: The Hours

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Three U.S. House lawmakers recently unveiled legislation they said would provide common-sense fixes to hours-of-service issues certain truckers are facing. Here's a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 25, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Editorial: Hot Topics for Summer’s Swelter

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would provide relief for truckers from some hours-of-service rules. With it, both houses of Congress are now circulating legislation that targets change to HOS regulations, adding to a flurry of trucking-related activity taking place on Capitol Hill.

Transport Topics
June 21, 2018
Government, Business

Pacific Northwest Wildfires Prompt Federal Emergency HOS Response

Oregon and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have extended an emergency declaration and associated regulatory relief through Oct. 31, allowing truckers to address the fire danger and widespread emergency conditions that create a need for transportation of supplies, equipment and people into and out of the state.

Transport Topics
September 7, 2017
Government, Business

HOS Exemption Granted to McKee Foods Transportation


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a sleeper berth hours-of-service exemption to McKee Foods Transportation.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2015