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ONBOARD RECORDER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New VDO RoadLog EOBR has a built-in printer

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Expected Cost of New Hours of Service Regs: $95-376M

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ARLINGTON, VA – Despite the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) saying the new hours-of-service (HOS) regulations will create great benefits for the industry, a new study says otherwise.

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BREAKING NEWS: US Court rejects 11-hour driving limit in HOS rule

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON – The 11-hour daily driving time and the 34-hour restart provisions of the U.S. federal hours-of-service regulation have been tossed out by the U.S. Court of Appeals.

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SPECIAL REPORT: CANADIAN HOS RULES PUBLISHED

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — Transport Canada publishes new HOS rules

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Facility Audits: Proof is Proof

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How to win over the DOT folks.

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Court Action Filed Against Interim HOS Rule

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON — That didn’t take long. Only a week after being introduced, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s latest hours of work docket is being appealed in an effort to put it out-of-service before it can be implemented.

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Manitoba trucking boss blasts anti-truck article

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — You’d think that the media would have stopped using Canadians for Responsible and Safe Highways (CRASH) as a reputable source

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HOS Regulations, Reality Clash, Truck Drivers Say

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) tells Congress that new hours-of-service (HOS)rules clash with reality of trucking.

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KELLER ON HOS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Canada’s revised HOS regulations covered in training video.

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Wake Up Call: Pilot project addressing driver fatigue from within

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CALGARY — As regulators have spent the last few years breaking down a trucker’s driving ability by the hour, a handful of western minds got together in an effort to get to the core of driver fatigue.

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GPS to be used in US HOS enforcement

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has rescinded a policy barring use of GPS records to verify compliance with the hours of service rules.

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Put Breaks on Hours-of-Service Rule, ATA Says

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Congress to suspend the new hours-of-service (HOS) rules.

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CTA’S HOS GUIDE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New hours-of-service reference book available from provincial associations.

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Graves Addresses Industry Concerns, Says Embrace Change

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LAS VEGAS – The trucking industry is at a crossroads, ATA CEO Bill Graves said today, and to survive you’ll have to roll with the punches.

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Fourth Time’s a Charm? Special interests fight truck hours – again

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON — Hoping to have better luck with an administration that’s perhaps more friendly to their interests, a familiar coalition of lobby groups is taking yet another swipe at the American hours-of-service rules.