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Livestock Haulers Granted 90-Day Break Waiver for Animal Health

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It’s no secret that being in a hot vehicle in the middle of summer is more than unpleasant, but just imagine how hot it must be for animals packed together in the swine-tering heat.

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Larger than Ever

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

This owner-operator thinks that the trucking industry could learn something from the oil patch.

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Automatic HOS Monitoring

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Shaw Tracking’s latest application for the OmniVision satellite Fleet Management System.

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Electronic Comic Books?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Paper logbooks are a joke,” once declared former Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) Chairman Claude Robert while trying to accentuate the lobby group’s campaign to get electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) mandated for all trucks in Canada and the U.S.

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FMCSA final HOS rule dumps split sleeper

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Over a year after a U.S. court ordered a rewrite of hours-of-service rules, transport officials have unveiled the new regime, which includes a major re

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Carriers Raise Rates to Make Up for HOS Losses

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Truckload carriers are not raising their rates high enough to cover their productivity losses from the HOS rules, DAT analyst says.

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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.