Int'l Used Trucks

CDL, hours-of-service orders extended

September 2, 2021


Land Line Now, Sept. 2, 2021.

Click on the play button to hear our latest podcast.

The FMCSA will allow states to extend CDLs through November, and it has extended its hours-of-service emergency declaration, with some changes.

CDL FMCSA waiver extension

I. Today’s news with Scott Thompson

Clearing up confusion about FMCSA’s latest exemption extension. Traffic deaths spike again despite fewer drivers. And when traveling with a block of raw chicken goes wrong.

II. CDL, hours-of-service orders extended

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will continue to allow states to extend CDLs through November – and it has extended its hours-of-service emergency declaration, with some changes.

III. Texas lawsuit protection is now law

A new rule taking effect soon in the state of Texas is designed to protect trucking operations from frivolous lawsuits, while three other states are opening the door for electronic ticket cameras. We’ll also have information about upcoming truck shows on the Land Line Now Industry Calendar.

IV. Survey asks why you do what you do in trucking

Why are you an owner-operator? Why are you either leased on, or on your own authority? Two major trucking research organizations are asking that as part of a survey. And the government is offering a chance to help improve a coercion reporting system.

Subscribe to Land Line Now

Bullhorn logo smallGo to Land Line Now on the Bullhorn app, or the Bullhorn website’s Land Line Now page, and click on the follow button. Bullhorn lets you listen to our program without using limited data on your cellphone plan – by allowing you to listen through a phone call.

Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information


Int'l Used Trucks