Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Drops Plan for Split Sleeper Berth Pilot Program

Split Sleeper Berth TT File Photo

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has scrapped plans for a 12-month split sleeper berth pilot program designed to collect real-world data on the safety of drivers who split their sleeper berth time in a variety of ways.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 5, 2019
Government, Safety

Start of Split Sleeper Berth Pilot Program Behind Schedule

Driver in sleeper cab TruckPR/Flickr

Federal trucking regulators have been angling for a flexible sleeper berth pilot program since 2010, but a request for public comment posted in the Federal Register in late October showed that plans for the program are behind schedule.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2017
Business, Technology

Volvo VNL Unveiling

Volvo Trucks North America introduced a redesigned version of its VNL-series over-the-road tractor July 10, 2017, in Dublin, Va. (Joe Howard/Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
July 13, 2017
Business, Safety

Used Sleeper Cab Prices Reach Record as Low-Mileage Units Arrive, ATD Says

Retail prices for used Class 8 sleepers have soared to a record high as models with lower mileage begin reaching the market, according to American Truck Dealers.

October 21, 2013