Topics: Hours of Service

FMCSA Clarifies Definition of Short-Haul Driver

FMCSA has clarified the definition of short-haul driver. More

House HOS Hearing Contentious

With new truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) rules scheduled to take effect July 1, the House Highways Subcommittee last week held a contentious hearing on the topic. Several members of Congress took Federal Motor Carrier Safety (FMCSA) Administrator Anne Ferro to task for putting the rule into effect when the court is expected to rule any day on a pending legal challenge. More

Reminder: New Hours of Service Rule Effective July 1

Despite pending litigation, commercial truck drivers and companies must comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Association's revised Hours of Service (HOS) rule on July 1. More

Top House Transport Committee Members Ask LaHood to Delay HOS

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R.-Pa.) and ranking member Nick Rahall II (D.-W.Va.) joined with Representatives Tom Petri (R.-Wisc.) and Peter DeFazio (D.-Ore.) in asking Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to stay the implementation of the new Hours-of-Service rule until after the U.S. Court of Appeals rules on pending challenges. More

Trends and Priorities Affecting the Truckstop and Travel Plaza Industry

During The NATSO Show in Savannah, Ga., trucking industry experts and truckstop operators said everything from driver health concerns and hours-of-service regulations to increased fuel efficiency and changes in the length of haul are changing the way they operate. More

Trends And Priorities Affecting The Truckstop And Travel Plaza Industry

History shows that the offerings and business operations at truckstops and travel plazas shift as their customers’ needs change, and the most successful operations work to stay More

ATA Asks Government to Delay HOS Changes

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) asked the federal government to delay implementing changes to the hours-of-service regulations until three months after the group’s current legal challenge ends. More

ATRI Seeks Driver Input on HOS Provisions

The American Transportation Research Institute, the research arm of the American Trucking Associations, is asking commercial drivers to weigh in on changes to the 34-hour restart provision of the federal hours-of-service rule set to take effect in July. More

ATA, Industry Groups File HOS Lawsuits; Seek Review of New Rule

Industry groups representing file lawsuits in recent days challenging the FMCSA December rule on work and rest regulations for commercial truck drivers More

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