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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.