1. Potential Law Could Simplify HOS Reforms

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, April 26, 2018 An amendment being considered by the U.S. House would, if enacted, allow the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to skip a step in the formal rulemaking process for any reforms to hours of service regulations taken up by the agency for the next two …Read More

  2. FMCSA Includes ELD Violations In Revised CSA Methodology

    By Staff, Go By Truck News, April 18, 2018 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has updated its list of hours-of-service violations used in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement model. The agency added 22 roadside inspection violations to its HOS Compliance Behavior Analysis …Read More

  3. FTR's Trucking Conditions Index has never been higher

    By Staff, FleetOwner.com, April 17, 2018 FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for February reflects an environment for carriers that has never been better. The current reading of 15.41 is the highest since FTR began tracking the conditions index in 1992. The index jumped four points from the Janu…Read More

  4. Operational costs poised to rise for truckers

    By Staff, FleetOwner.com, April 13, 2018 Hikes in driver pay, healthcare costs and fuel prices, plus full enforcement of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, are all poised to create more difficult “headwinds” for truckers, according to analysis by PLG Consulting.  As a result, PLG seni…Read More