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Boxed Up

Posted on: September 4th, 2014 by Karine Parker No Comments

Mixed Opinions On Black Box Technology Given that the hours of service (HOS) rules date back to the mid-1930s, and the major revision of the same dates back to the mid-1990s, I’ll have to admit I was late to the game, having not started covering the topic regularly until April of 2000. In the intervening […]

Truckers petition to stop ELD mandate

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

An anti-electronic logging device mandate petition was set into motion March 19 on the White House website, We the People, which was created so ordinary citizens could lobby the executive branch directly. The petition is in response to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) proposal to require interstate commercial truck drivers to use electronic […]

FMCSA to study EOBR harassment issues

Posted on: June 27th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) anticipates publishing a proposed rule to mandate the use of electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs) this Nov. 18. As a preface to the EOBR mandate, FMCSA has sent a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary’s office for examination. Before it can be published […]

The harm of paper logs

Posted on: June 11th, 2013 by Dean of The Truck Accident Attorneys No Comments

One of the leading causes of trucking accidents is driver fatigue. Because of this, the federal government has issued Hours of Services laws that regulate how many hours truck drivers can operate a vehicle without a rest. These regulations cover not just trucks carrying property but also those carrying people, such as commercial and school […]