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Hours-of-service reform update

May 2, 2019

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LLN (5/2/19) – The FMCSA’s proposed hours-of-service reform will go public in early June. We’ll tell you what we know now. Also, several states may soon change the rules for red light and other ticket cameras. We’ll have information about upcoming truck shows. And the recent deadly crash on I-70 near Denver has become an issue on Capitol Hill – one that could affect several significant trucking issues.


0:00-9:57 – Newscast

9:57-24:43 – Hours of service update

24:43-39:38 – Ticket camera rules; truck shows

39:38-49:23 – Policy effect of I-70 crash

Segment 1

Newscast

  • If a carrier, shipper, receiver or broker coerces you to violate the regulations, document the coercive act, then either call 888-DOT-SAFT or file a complaint online to the National Consumer Complaint Database.
  • Matthew Stephens of Murrayville, Ga., has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for 8 years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program. To learn more about the Safe Driving Award from OOIDA, click here. And you can read about our latest batch of safe drivers here: OOIDA recognizes drivers for safe driving records.

Segment 2

The FMCSA has announced that its proposed changes to the hours of service will go public in early June. Terry Scruton finds out what is known at this point from Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

Segment 3

Several states may soon either encourage or stop the use of red light and other ticket cameras. Mary McKenna gets an update from our state legislative expert, Keith Goble.

Mary and Mark Reddig offer information about upcoming truck shows on the Land Line Now Industry Calendar.

Segment 4

The recent deadly crash on I-70 near Denver has become an issue on Capitol Hill – one that could affect several significant trucking issues. Mark Reddig talks with OOIDA Director of Safety and Security Operations Doug Morris.

 

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