LLN (8/14/19) – A panel of experts will explain the proposed changes to the hours of service announced earlier today and provide some analysis. Also, OOIDA President and CEO Todd Spencer offers some perspective on the changes.
0:00-10:10 – Newscast.
10:10-24:59 – Panel of experts on hours of service, Part 1.
24:59 -39:14 – Panel of experts on hours of service, Part 2.
39:14-49:07 – OOIDA’s Todd Spencer.
- The OOIDA Foundation has EPA grants to pay for 25% of the cost for an auxiliary power unit. Drivers need to have a model year 1996 through 2006 truck, and be based in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa or Nebraska. OOIDA membership is not required, but OOIDA members can get discounts on EPA-approved units.
- Go to OOIDAFoundation.org for details.
- Learn more here, OOIDA Foundation secures regional grant to offset cost of APU for truckers.
Segments 2 and 3
Earlier today, the FMCSA released the basic outline of its proposed changes to hours-of-service regulations. So what are they, how will they affect you, and what’s next? To provide the information you need and some analysis, we have a panel of our experts to discuss the news. From our Washington, D.C., studio, we’ll be joined by OOIDA’s Director of Safety and Security Operations Doug Morris and Manager of Federal Affairs Jay Grimes. And in Studio A, our guests will be OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh and Mike Matousek, OOIDA’s manager of government affairs.
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Actual changes that increase the flexibility in the hours of service have been a long time coming. Mark Reddig gets a little historical perspective from OOIDA President and CEO Todd Spencer.