Truckers asked for tweaks to FMCSA’s hours-of-service plan, including the ability to break up the 30-minute break, during a listening session in Dallas.
On air at 7 p.m., Online at 8 p.m. ET – OOIDA is against a proposed automatic emergency braking mandate. We’ll discuss OOIDA’s position.
FMCSA’s hours-of-service plan is set to publish on Aug. 22, ready for inspection. When that happens, it will be time for truckers to comment on it.
During a Small Business Administration hearing, OOIDA provided examples of problems its members have encountered with DataQ reviews.
FMCSA’s decision to delay parts of the entry-level driver training rule would only delay safety benefits for all, writes OOIDA’s Todd Spencer.
The Colorado DOT recently announced its The Mountain Rules program, which educates truckers on the safest ways to navigate the mountainous areas.
According to OOIDA’s TRACER Alert system, a 2006 Freightliner ST120 has been reported stolen in Georgia and a 2014 Utility reefer from San Antonio.
Volvo has increased the fuel efficiency of its 13-liter diesel engine by 3%. The new D13TC uses turbo compound tech and dynamic torque tech.
Federal, Truck Shows
Want to give FMCSA your 2 cents on the hours-of-service proposal? You can do so Aug. 23 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.
Time is running out in Maine to include a question on the state’s fall ballot about whether to approve millions in bonds for highway repairs.
Crime & Courts
The owner of a Rhode Island trucking company has been charged for allegedly defrauding several banks, as well as FMCSA.
Crime & Courts
A petition to the Florida Supreme Court could update summary judgment standards,letting a judge rather than a jury decide cases based on dashcam video.