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3/24/2021
Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer last week reintroduced the Haulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act, which would implement several changes to the hours of service rules fo... Read More

3/24/2021
Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer last week reintroduced the Haulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act, which would implement several changes to the hours of service rules fo... Read More

2/26/2021
A petition challenging the hours of service regulations that took effect at the end of September 2020 is on hold after a court granted a request by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety... Read More

2/26/2021
A petition challenging the hours of service regulations that took effect at the end of September 2020 is on hold after a court granted a request by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety... Read More

2/15/2021
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is extending its hours of service waiver for truck drivers hauling relief supplies related to the COVID-19 pandemic through May 31. ... Read More

2/15/2021
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is extending its hours of service waiver for truck drivers hauling relief supplies related to the COVID-19 pandemic through May 31. ... Read More

2/3/2021
Roadcheck set for early May with focus on lights, drivers' hours The annual 72-hour International Roadcheck inspection blitz will be held May 4-6 with an added focus on lighti... Read More

2/3/2021
Roadcheck set for early May with focus on lights, drivers' hours The annual 72-hour International Roadcheck inspection blitz will be held May 4-6 with an added focus on lighti... Read More

1/4/2021
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to revise its regulatory guidance on recording hours of service time as a “yard move,” which can be recorde... Read More

1/4/2021
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to revise its regulatory guidance on recording hours of service time as a “yard move,” which can be recorde... Read More

10/16/2020
Hours waiver extended for wildfire relief haulers in California, Oregon The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Western Service Center has extended the emergen... Read More

10/16/2020
Hours waiver extended for wildfire relief haulers in California, Oregon The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Western Service Center has extended the emergen... Read More

9/29/2020
  Labor Dept. aims to clarify federal ‘independent contractor’ definition The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is proposing to better def... Read More

9/29/2020
  Labor Dept. aims to clarify federal ‘independent contractor’ definition The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is proposing to better def... Read More

9/15/2020
The U.S. DOT’s overhauled hours of service rule, which is meant to provide drivers and fleets with greater flexibility in their on- and off-duty cycles, takes effect in just ... Read More

9/15/2020
The U.S. DOT’s overhauled hours of service rule, which is meant to provide drivers and fleets with greater flexibility in their on- and off-duty cycles, takes effect in just ... Read More

9/2/2020
FMCSA opens comment period for proposed hours flexibility pilot program The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now accepting comments on a proposed pilot program t... Read More

9/2/2020
FMCSA opens comment period for proposed hours flexibility pilot program The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now accepting comments on a proposed pilot program t... Read More

8/31/2020
  With hours overhaul near, FMCSA now considering pilot program to test other HOS reforms The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Ad... Read More

8/31/2020
  With hours overhaul near, FMCSA now considering pilot program to test other HOS reforms The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Ad... Read More

4/9/2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Wednesday that, because the COVID-19 emergency continues, the agency is extending the nationwide hours of service exemptio... Read More

4/9/2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Wednesday that, because the COVID-19 emergency continues, the agency is extending the nationwide hours of service exemptio... Read More

11/18/2011
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10/7/2011
The battle over the proposed hours-of-service changes is heating up -- and it was already pretty darn hot to begin with. While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration co... Read More

9/30/2011
It looks as if the controversy over proposed hours-of-service rules is about to enter the high-stakes political hardball stage. As the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration ... Read More

6/10/2011
The wrinkles continue to mount in the seemingly never-ending controversy over hours-of-service rules. In the latest development, the American Trucking Associations is assailing ... Read More

4/22/2011
Hours of service: It’s the controversy that just keeps going and going. Former FMCSA head John Hill recently told trucking leaders he doubts the ruckus over the proposed ru... Read More

4/15/2011
A flurry of legislation and other proposals under consideration in the nation’s capital could have a significant impact on the trucking industry. Last week, I had the privile... Read More

2/1/2011
Last Friday, the FMCSA announced its plans to hold a public listening session on Febuary 17 in Arlington, Virginia to discuss the proposed Hours of Service (HOS) rulemaking. In add... Read More

1/13/2011
The Hours of Service issue has come to a head yet again. This past December, the FMCSA announced their proposed changes to the HOS rules. The proposed changes are currently availab... Read More