Tag: Hours Of Service

Trucker dead after murdering girlfriend inside semi truck parked at trucking company.  Both deaths occurred early on Thursday, February 22nd starting at around 3:15 a.m. when the St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri received a call...
Newly obtained video captures the moment that an Amazon van was chopped in half by a train

Prep for an Emergency With our Winter Planning Packing List & 20 Winter Tips for Drivers

Make sure you’re in a place where you can handle an emergency winter situation. It could save your life or someone else’s. We’ve put...

Groups Petitioning the FMCSA to Delay HOS Final Rule

Safety and trucking groups are asking the FMCSA to delay the Hours Of Service final rule. The groups include the Teamsters, Advocates for Highway...

FMCSA clarifies new personal conveyance rules

After months of confusion for millions of truckers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has finally offered up some extra clarification on how personal conveyance regulations should be followed and enforced.

FMCSA plans to study how driver schedules impact crash risk

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is planning on gathering data and public comments on how commercial vehicle driver schedules impact driver fatigue and highway safety.

Over 21% of trucks were placed out of service during Roadcheck 2018

Today the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released the results from this year's Roadcheck inspection campaign.

Gas shortages reported ahead of Category Four Hurricane Florence

With a potentially deadly Category Four hurricane bearing down on the East Coast, fuel shortages have already been reported, prompting the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to declare a regional emergency.

FMCSA issues emergency declaration for Tropical Storm Gordon

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an emergency declaration providing regulatory relief for motor carriers and drivers in response to deadly Tropical Storm Gordon.

BREAKING: FMCSA will seek public comment on Hours of Service change

This morning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that they will be seeking public comment on Hours of Service regulations in anticipation of an upcoming Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

FMCSA considers Hours of Service fix

This week the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) filed documents hinting that they are considering changes to current Hours of Service regulations for commercial vehicle drivers.

Texas highway awash with Vitamin Water after trucker reportedly fell asleep and crashed

Police say that a truck driver "apparently fell asleep" just before he crashed and spilled thousands of bottles of Vitamin Water on a highway in Texas this morning.

New bill to delay ELD enforcement, reform HOS and ELD regulations

Yesterday two lawmakers introduced new legislation that would put the brakes on Electronic Logging Device (ELD) enforcement while reforms are made to both Hours of Service (HOS) regulations and ELD regulations, particularly for agricultural haulers.

Rhode Island put 21% of inspected truckers out of service during Roadcheck

The Rhode Island State Police have released their results from last week's CVSA Roadcheck 2018 inspection blitz.

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