Post Tagged with: "HOS"

Update: The HOS Rules are Challenged by Drivers and Senators

Update: The HOS Rules are Challenged by Drivers and Senators

The FMCSA Hours of Service (HOS) changes that went into effect July 1, 2013 are taking a toll on American drivers. Service providers from all over the country have taken to the internet to explain their situation and how the new HOS rule is affecting them, especially the new restart…Read more

On the Marc: 5 Over-The-Road Tips for Managing HOS Changes

On the Marc: 5 Over-The-Road Tips for Managing HOS Changes

In case you haven’t heard, the FMCSA’s Hours of Service rules have changed, effective today, July 1.  Like a lot of guys I’ve talked to about it, I had to get myself familiar with the changes and ultimately how it would impact my business and what it would take to…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Diesel prices fall for the first time in six weeks, reports EIA – Logisticsmgmt.com After six weeks of steady increases, diesel fuel prices saw a decline this week with the…Read more

FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

For most truckers and DOT-licensed transport providers, Hours of Service are a big deal. Truckers have to pay close attention the amount of time they spend behind the wheel as one of the core requirements in maintaining compliance with federal transportation laws. While the rules are designed to give drivers…Read more

Meet the New HOS, Same as the Old HOS

Meet the New HOS, Same as the Old HOS

FMCSA announced today, and will post in the federal register tomorrow, the new hours of service regulations that come about nearly a year and a half since a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that prompted the revisions.  The new regulations may face…Read more

Transportation News for Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

Transportation News for Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

Truckers turn to GPS to find their way Trucking and navigation industry representatives say the market for global positioning systems in trucks is climbing as drivers work to trim miles to beat high fuel prices and tighter shipping demands. Commercial truckers who have relied on the global positioning system for…Read more

Legal: Courts Rule on Hours of Service

Legal: Courts Rule on Hours of Service

If you haven’t already read about it, you will probably want to make yourself aware of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruling regarding Hours of Service rules for truckers. The court ruled unanimously to reduce the maximum hours a day from 11 to 10, and…Read more