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Wider EOBR Rule Not Likely to Make Deadline

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration likely will not meet a deadline to issue a more expansive rule requiring fleets to use electronic onboard recorders, according to a new report.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

CTA Predicts Broader U.S. EOBR Mandate

The Canadian Trucking Alliance said the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will “inevitably” move toward broader electronic onboard recorder requirements, if not a universal mandate.

Transport Topics
April 12, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

U.S. Issues Final EOBR Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week issued a rule that could require as many as 5,700 trucking fleets to use electronic onboard recorders to monitor drivers’ hours by lowering the threshold for violations that trigger the EOBR mandate.

April 12, 2010
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Delays CSA 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said last week it is pushing back the start of its new safety monitoring system, CSA 2010, until late this year, to give itself time to respond to criticisms and suggestions, and give fleets time to fix safety deficiencies.

April 12, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Evans Distribution Systems Adds Facilities

Evans Distribution Systems, a third-party logistics operator, is adding new facilities in Lenexa, Kan., Houston and Memphis, Tenn.

April 5, 2010
Business, Technology

Carriers Still Shopping for Software, Suppliers Say

TMW Systems and McLeod Software each said they signed fewer new customers in 2009 than the prior year, but overall sales remained strong as carriers sought to improve their operations and prep for an economic rebound.

March 22, 2010
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

ABF, Union Expected to Talk; LTL May Receive Concessions

ABF Freight System and the Teamsters union appear to be heading toward talks that could result in wage, health or pension concessions for the nation’s fifth-largest less-than-truckload carrier, officials from both sides have said.

March 22, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Head of Canada Truck Group Backs EOBRs for All Trucks Operating in North America

Electronic onboard recorders should be mandatory for all truckers operating in North America, the president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance said.

March 22, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

White House Budget Office Approves EOBR Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has moved a step closer to publishing two key trucking regulations — a final rule mandating that some fleets use electronic onboard recorders and a proposal aimed at limiting texting and other distracting activities by drivers.

Transport Topics
March 19, 2010
Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

ATA Says Infrastructure Investment Will Improve U.S. Competitiveness

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

An American Trucking Associations official told a congressional panel that investment in the U.S. highway system will help the country’s economic and global competitiveness.

Transport Topics
March 17, 2010

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