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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has rescinded a policy barring use of GPS records to verify compliance with the hours of service rules.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

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U.S. Trucking Curbed by Infrastructure: FedEx Freight CEO

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

For U.S. trucking industry to continue advancing, the nation’s infrastructure needs to improve, FedEx Freight CEO William Logue said at a conference in Houston.

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Tired or Fatigued; What’s the Difference?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

With the new hours-of-service (HOS) changes about to happen in the US, 60 drivers are urgently needed to help complete a sleep study by the end of June this year. It’s paid, too.