Hours-of-Service rule Articles

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OOIDA Petitions Supreme Court to Review ELD Mandate

April 14, 2017

OOIDA Petitions Supreme Court to Review ELD Mandate

The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to consider a review of a lower court’s denial of the trade group’s challenge to the Department of Transportation’s rule mandating electronic logging devices in commercial trucks.

U.S. DOT Halts 2013 Amendments to Hours-of-Service Restart Provisions

March 15, 2017

U.S. DOT Halts 2013 Amendments to Hours-of-Service Restart Provisions

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that it is permanently suspending amendments to the 34-hour restart provisions that were issued in 2013. The announcement comes on the heels of a report that FMCSA submitted to Congress finding that the controversial Obama Administration hours of-service amendments resulted in no appreciable benefits.