Washington – The American Trucking Associations is calling on Congress to move forward with legislation that would retain the current hours-of-service restart rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Washington – A 34-hour restart provision that includes overnight rest breaks could once again be included in hours-of-service rules for commercial motor vehicle drivers, contingent on the results of a study being conducted by the Department of Transportation.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finished collecting data for its six-month study into the safety effects of a 34-hour restart rule regarding commercial motor vehicle drivers’ hours of service, the agency announced Oct. 1.
Washington – The American Trucking Associations is taking issue with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s interpretation of a new Government Accountability Office report on FMCSA’s research into the federal hours-of-service rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Arlington, VA – A statistically significant increase in commercial truck crashes occurred following the implementation of a 34-hour restart provision in the federal hours-of-service rule, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.
Federal official tells Senate subcommittee that electronic logging devices in commercial trucks will improve safety. Also: updates on driver hours of service and the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published details about an upcoming study into whether a 34-hour restart rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers improves safety for truckers and commuters.