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Tag: HOS

Hours-Of-Service is Top Concern Says Trucking Research

Hours-Of-Service is Top Concern Says Trucking Research

| October 6, 2014

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research institute, has unveiled its list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry, with Hours-of-Service (HOS) topping the charts. The annual survey of more than 4,000 trucking industry stakeholders noted the second leading concern as growing driver shortage, which replaced […]

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ATA Calls for Swift Issuance of Electronic Logging Device Regs

ATA Calls for Swift Issuance of Electronic Logging Device Regs

| June 30, 2014

In comments filed with the FMCSA recently, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) called on the agency to swiftly issue a mandate for commercial truck drivers to use electronic logging devices to monitor their compliance with hours-of-service requirements. “ATA supports laws and regulations mandating the installation and use of electronic logging devices for recording drivers’ hours […]

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BigRoad and Sylectus Announce Integration for HOS

BigRoad and Sylectus Announce Integration for HOS

| June 25, 2014

BigRoad, a leading provider of fleet applications for trucking and motorcoach, and Sylectus, a business unit of Omnitracs Canada Inc., have announced a service to help fleets and drivers improve HOS compliance. The essences is an integration between BigRoad’s smartphone-based hours of service (HOS) logging solution and the Sylectus transportation management system (TMS). The approach […]

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ATRI Takes Aim at FMCSA Hours-of-Service Field Report

ATRI Takes Aim at FMCSA Hours-of-Service Field Report

| April 22, 2014

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), a trucking industry 501(c)(3) not-for-profit research organization, has provided pointed feedback at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) field study report on the new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules. FMCSA was directed by Congress as part of MAP-21 to study the efficacy of the restart provisions, which went into effect […]

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New HOS and Navigation Updates for Mobile Fleet Management from Rand McNally

New HOS and Navigation Updates for Mobile Fleet Management from Rand McNally

| April 14, 2014

Rand McNally has announced the release of a new navigation and software update for its line of mobile fleet management devices, including the HD 100, TND™ 760 and TPC 7600, including a full map update and new navigation features, as well as supplementary Hours of Service (HOS) rules to help track hours in various locations […]

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FMCSA Supplemental Notice on HOS and ELDs

FMCSA Supplemental Notice on HOS and ELDs

| March 25, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to establish: Minimum performance and design standards for hours-of-service (HOS) electronic logging devices (ELDs) Requirements for the mandatory use of these devices by drivers currently required to prepare HOS records of duty status (RODS); Requirements concerning HOS […]

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