After threatened action by haulers at the Port of Oakland and pleas from the West State Alliance, drivers left out in the cold because they didn’t have funds to comply with drayage truck emissions standards got some help in the form of an extra $11 million yesterday.
WASHINGTON — In preparation for public listening sessions on Hours of Service, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has added a section to its Web site specifically targeting the listening sessions and discussion about possible changes to the current rule.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced it will hold four listening sessions in January to gather information and comments as the agency prepares a rulemaking proposal on Hours of Service requirements for property-carrying commercial vehicle drivers.
The weekly retail on-highway diesel prices rose for the second consecutive week, this time climbing $0.065 per gallon to $2.797 a gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
A final rule has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget regarding electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) for Hours of Service compliance.
WASHINGTON — When the Senate takes up a jobs bill later this month or early in February, the debate will center on whether it really will create jobs and be worth plunging the government tens of billions of dollars further into debt.