LLN (8/28/18) –
Last week the FMCSA listened to drivers to find out what they want to change in the hours of service regulations. Mississippi lawmakers are working hard on transportation issues, which includes a special session recently held to address the problems. And the FMCSA is asking some very specific questions in its ANPRM on hours of service. We’ll have all the details on tonight’s show.
0:00 – 10:09– Newscast
10:09 – 24:48 – What Truckers had to say at GATS about HOS
24:48 – 40:12 – Mississippi Lawmakers focus on transportation needs
40:12 – 50:20 – What the FMCSA really wants to know on HOS
The FMCSA is beginning the process of reaching out to drivers to find out what they want to change in the hours of service regulations. The first of several listening sessions happened recently at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. On today’s show, Mary McKenna will have a report.
Mississippi state lawmakers are back at the capitol to see what they can get done to address transportation needs. Also, a new law in Mississippi is getting attention because of the strain it is putting on roadways throughout the state. Terry Scruton gets the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble. To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.
The FMCSA is asking some very specific questions in its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking on hours of service. Terry Scruton finds out what those questions are from Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that at FightingForTruckers.com.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121;