Latest Hours of service Stories

2011-04-08 16:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the U.S.

2011-03-29 12:42:00

Motor Carrier Enforcement Teams Conduct Safety Inspections HARRISBURG, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania State Police placed 162 trucks and 103 drivers out of service during a March 22 statewide enforcement effort that focused on seat belt use and proper driver and vehicle documentation, acting Commissioner Frank Noonan said today. Noonan said Operation SAFE, which stands for Seat Belt and Fatigue Enforcement, was conducted by members of state police motor carrier...

2011-03-07 16:41:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The reviews are in on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposed hours-of-service rule, and from shippers to law enforcement agencies, organizations of all stripes are panning the agency's proposal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "Several of the proposed changes will create more difficulty for roadside inspectors and law enforcement officers to verify compliance .

2011-03-07 10:37:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed March 4, American Trucking Associations again called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to abandon its politically motivated proposal to revise the hours-of-service rules and retain the current rules which are based on science and have been proven to function safely. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "In its current HOS proposal, the agency has abandoned years of objective...

2011-03-04 14:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments today in response to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding Hours of Service of Drivers.

2011-02-28 16:51:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposed initiative for reducing trucking accidents would limit driving time, adding driver availability to the list of in-demand capacity resources.

2011-02-16 15:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent review of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Hours of Service "Regulatory Impact Analysis" has found the Agency wildly overstated the proposal's benefits.

2011-01-21 16:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting State Transportation Secretary Scott Christie has temporarily waived certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for the smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes.

2011-01-19 11:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Graves, President and CEO of the American Trucking Associations sent a letter today to President Obama concerning his new Executive Order and its applicability to this Administration's recently proposed Hours-of-Service rule changes.

2011-01-12 15:26:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to rationalize a change in federal Hours of Service (HOS) requirements for professional truck drivers, the U.S.

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