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 | Senior Reporter
June 21, 2018

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

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

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.

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 | Senior Reporter
March 30, 2010