hours-of-service

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

HOS Flexibility Provided Under House Bill

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Legislation that would provide hours-of-service flexibility for certain truckers as a way to promote highway safety and boost the economy was introduced June 21 by a bipartisan group of U.S. House lawmakers.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 21, 2018
Business

Fleets Struggle With HOS Effects in 1st Year Since Restart Change

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says the changes to the hours-of-service restart rule, which marks its first anniversary this week, are saving lives and making the roads safer.

June 30, 2014
Business

Fleets Say HOS Hurts Driver Pay, Recruiting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Fleet executives said last year’s changes to the hours-of-service rule continue to cut into drivers’ productivity and take-home pay, further complicating their efforts to recruit and retain drivers.

March 17, 2014
Business

FMCSA Issues EOBR Rule for Serious HOS Violators

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Friday issued a rule that will require carriers with serious patterns of hours-of-service violations to user electronic on-board recorders in all vehicles.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2010
Government, Business

Truckers Say HOS Rule Leaves Little Time for Naps

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trucking industry executives and drivers who testified at an hours-of-service “listening” session held by federal trucking regulators at the Mid-America Trucking Show here said the current rule does not give drivers the flexibility to take a nap when they become fatigued.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 30, 2010