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FMCSA hears from truckers about changes in the hours of service

August 23, 2019

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LLN (08/23/19)
– The FMCSA hears from truckers about potential changes in the hours of service at the first of two listening sessions. OOIDA requests clarification on a number of issues and reiterated its request to eliminate the 30-minute rest break. OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh recently paid a visit to the headquarters of TA & Petro. Why OOIDA is against an automatic emergency braking systems mandate. Plus, in Illinois, the truck parking problem has hit a new extreme.

0:00-10:10 – Newscast.

10:10-24:59 –Lewie Pugh visits TA Petro headquarters.

24:59 -39:14 – OOIDA opposes automatic emergency braking; Illinois parking problems.

39:14-49:12 – Truckers comment on proposed changes to HOS.

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh made his way to the TA & Petro headquarters in Ohio. Mark Reddig finds out what he did on his trip.

Segment 3

OOIDA is against a proposed automatic emergency braking mandate. Mark Reddig discusses OOIDA’s position with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Jon Osburn has seen all kinds of problems during his time on the road. During his recent time in Illinois, he saw the truck parking problem in a new extreme. Mark Reddig gets the details from the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.

Segment 4

Today was the first of two FMCSA listening sessions for trucking stakeholders to comment on proposed changes to the hours-of-service regulations. Mary McKenna talks to Jay Grimes with OOIDA’s Washington D.C., office about some of the comments made during the session at the Great American Trucking Show.

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