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Government, Business

HOS Update Enacted After Obama Signs Short-Term Funding Bill

c-span.org

The clarification of an hours-of-service rule for truckers in a short-term funding bill was signed by President Obama shortly after the Senate cleared the bill Dec. 9 and a shutdown of the federal government was averted.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 10, 2016
Government, Business

Sen. Cory Booker Still Wants HOS Provision Removed From Funding Bill

Office of Sen. Cory Booker

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat on a Senate trucking subcommittee said he is hopeful Republican leaders will be forced to remove a provision in a short-term funding bill that would clarify an hours-of-service rule for truckers.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 7, 2016
Government, Business

Hours-of-Service Provision Attached to Short-Term Funding Bill

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A clarification to regulators about an hours-of-service rule for truck drivers has been attached to a short-term funding bill the House and Senate need to advance by Dec. 9 to keep the federal government running beyond this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 7, 2016
Government, Business

Georgia HOS Suspension Extended Through Weekend

Department of Transportation

In order to keep the supply of gas flowing in Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal extended the suspension of HOS rules three more days through midnight on Sept. 26.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
September 23, 2016
Government, Business

FMCSA to Increase Some HOS Exemptions From Two Years to Five

Provisions in the 2015 FAST Act will extend the exemptions from hours-of-service requirements from two years to five years for certain motor carriers, according to a July 21 announcement by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. 

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2016
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Congress Unlikely to Pass HOS Rest Rule by Recess

Jim Galligan for TT

Congress is poised to adjourn for its summer break without sending to President Obama legislation that would let truck drivers avoid a rest requirement of 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. on consecutive days.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 11, 2016
Government

Video: What's Next for Proposal Capping Truckers' Workweek at 73 Hours

Kellie Mejdrich of CQ Roll Call joins TT's Eugene Mulero to discuss what's next for the 73-hour maximum workweek proposal included in a transportation funding bill advanced by a Senate panel April 21.

Transport Topics
April 25, 2016
Government, Business

Hours Capped at 73 a Week in Senate Transport Bill

U.S. Senate/Office of Senator Susan Collins

WASHINGTON — A fiscal 2017 transportation funding bill that would set at 73 hours the allowable time per week truckers may work before taking a break, was advanced by a Senate panel April 21.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 25, 2016
Government, Business

Senate Panel Advances Bill That Caps Drivers' Workweek at 73 Hours

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — A fiscal 2017 transportation funding bill that would set the allowable time truckers may work per week before taking a break at 73 hours was advanced by a Senate panel April 21.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 21, 2016
Government, Business

FMCSA Denies ATA’s HOS Request to Exempt Drivers at Drilling Sites

Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg News

Federal regulators have denied American Trucking Associations’ hours-of-service exemption request that would have allowed truck drivers working at natural gas and oil sites to exclude waiting time from their calculations of on-duty time.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 4, 2016

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