GREEN BAY, WI. – Since the new hour of service rules implementation on July 1, Schneider National says it has seen just over a 3 percent drop in productivity on solo shipments and a 4.3 percent decline on team shipments.
Whether you’re talking EOBRs, cell phones or CB laws, some regulations are just itching to be broken, writes Rolf Lockwood.
WASHINGTON, DC- As a result of the U.S. drought, hours-of-service regulations have been waived in order to give affected farmers and ranchers immediate relief.
TORONTO — The dust is settling from the lump of coal that thudded at the foot of truckers just before Christmas in the form of new hours-of-service rules.
A new rift between Ottawa and Queen’s Park has emerged over Canadian HOS rules — further loosening the feds’ grip on extra-provincial carriers.
WASHINGTON – The ATA, along with other interested groups, have filed a brief challenging the FMCSA’s hours-of-service rules.
Under new orders, the DOT will backtrack on HOS. Hope that the rules can get more flexible is ‘wishful thinking.’
We’ll be hearing more about fatigue management in the future. I hope.
BLOOMINGTON, IN – The May results for FTR Associates’ Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) show that there has been little change from the previous month, however, FTR expects rates to accelerate in the second half of the year.
VICTORIA — Four more provinces — B.C., Manitoba, Quebec, and New Brunswick — have implemented hours-of-service rules for intra-provincial truckers.
Webtech Wireless has announced its new MDT 3500 in-cab tablet. Based on Micronet’s new Android-based A-300 rugged tablet for mobile computing, IT’S fully integrated into Webtech’s Quadrant Manager which automates hours-of-service management.
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.
This owner-operator thinks that the trucking industry could learn something from the oil patch.
Shaw Tracking’s latest application for the OmniVision satellite Fleet Management System.
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.