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Posted 05/04/16 - by iGlobal LLC

Senate Passes Bill to Correct 34-Hour Restart Rule Flaws Senate Passes Bill to Correct 34-Ho...

The Senate’s Appropriations Committee unanimously passed a $56.5 billion funding bill that addresses potential flaws in the 34-hour restart rule. The wording in the Department of Transportation’s bill attempts to remedy what many trucking fleet leaders believe would hamper the industry. The bill establishes a 73-hour cap on drivers’ work in a 7-day consecutive period…

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Posted 03/18/16 - by iGlobal LLC

Explaining The ELD Mandate: What Is Harassment and Why Does ... Explaining The ELD Mandate: What Is...

Federal officials believe the newly instituted electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will lead to safer roads, a more streamlined commercial trucking industry and a closer scrutiny of drivers’ road time. But will fleet managers be able to use the technology to harass drivers into skirting federal rules? The short answer is no; experts say the…

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Posted 03/15/16 - by iGlobal LLC

How Do Truck Drivers Provide Their eLogs To Roadside Enforce... How Do Truck Drivers Provide Their ...

Truck drivers may find the lure of early morning or late evening road time attractive: comparatively little traffic and greater opportunities to get the job done promptly. But with typical weekly mileage for drivers easily reaching 3,000, it’s inevitable and statistically likely they’ll meet with law enforcement. It’s just the nature of business on the…

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