Tag: new truck driving rules

The Trucking Industry Has Been Under the Political Microscope Lately

If only it were as simple as the trucking industry not having to comply with governmental regulations, right? The Senate is going to help figure out both the Department of Transportation budget and a highway bill whereas certain trucking interests are trying to make more money while sacrificing the safety of drivers. Therefore, a large… Read more »

New Commercial Driving Rule Aims To Improve Roadway Safety

A new federal rule affecting commercial truck and bus drivers will change the way drivers’ hours-of-service are recorded and verified. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) adopted a Final Rule requiring drivers to use electronic logging devices (ELD) to replace paper and pencil records of on-duty/off-duty time. Approximately three million… Read more »