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FOLLOW LIVE: Senate Debates Latest HOS Amendment

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The U.S. Senate is debating an amendment proposed by Democrats to undo the amendment approved recently by the Senate Appropriations Committee that would roll back restart provisions in the hours-of-service rule for one year while further study is conducted. Follow live developments.

Transport Topics
June 19, 2014
Government, Business

Sen. Booker Proposes HOS Amendment To Transportation Bill

New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker officially unveiled an amendment to a fiscal 2015 funding bill on June 18 that would undo a provision that would suspend for one year a rule that puts limits on the time truckers can operate on roadways.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2014
Government, Business

Senate to Consider Transportation Bill, HOS Amendment June 19

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The Senate will reconvene on June 19 and continue its consideration of an expansive fiscal 2015 funding bill that, among other things, would suspend for a one year a rule that puts limits on the time truckers can operate on roadways.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2014
Government, Business

CVSA Head: Study HOS Impact, But Don't Make Changes Now

Congress should not make changes to the current hours-of-service rule, the executive director of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said June 16.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 16, 2014
Government, Business

Booker, Menendez Aim to Repeal HOS Suspension

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New Jersey’s senators said Monday they will lead a coordinated effort to undo a provision in a fiscal 2015 transportation funding bill that calls for the one-year suspension of last year’s changes to the hours-of-service restart rules.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 16, 2014
Government, Business

Feinstein Emboldened by Wal-Mart Crash to Fight HOS Suspension Provision

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she would “continue to fight” provisions in a fiscal 2015 transportation funding bill that would suspend for one year changes to the hours-of-service restart provision implemented last year by federal truck safety regulators.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2014
Government, Business

NTSB: I-5 Bridge Collapse Driver Complied With HOS Rules

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A review of a logbook kept by the truck driver who struck a bridge in Washington state in 2013 found no violations of federal hours-of-service rules, according to documents released June 11 by federal transportation safety investigators.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2014
Government, Business

Graves, ATA Respond on Turnpike Fatality

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In the wake of a much-publicized turnpike crash in New Jersey involving a truck and TV celebrity, ATA President Bill Graves appeared on NPR and CNN; he also wrote an opinion piece in USA TODAY today discussing the hours-of-service rules for truck drivers and trends in highway safety.

Transport Topics
June 11, 2014
Government, Business

Senate Panel Takes Step to Fix HOS Restart

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel voted overwhelmingly June 5 to suspend for one year changes to the hours-of-service restart provision implemented last year by federal truck safety regulators, and also approved a fiscal 2015 transportation spending bill.

June 9, 2014
Government, Business

Panel Adopts HOS Amendment, Advances Transportation Bill to Full Senate

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Senate appropriators today adopted an amendment to suspend some provisions of the 'hours-of-service' rules for one year while a DOT study is conducted.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2014

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