During the first of four “listening sessions” on the Driver Hours of Service (HOS) regulation held by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this week, LaMont Byrd, director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department, reminded FMCSA that the union continues to oppose the new regulation, particularly the provision thath allows drivers to return to work after only 34 hours off duty
ARLINGTON, VA. Motor carriers, truck drivers, safety groups, and other interested parties presented their critiques of the current hours of service (HOS) regulations to a panel of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officials here yesterday. The meeting was the first of four “listening sessions” to be held by the agency as it begins its third effort in 10 years to reform the work rules governing trucking operations in the U.S.
Anne Ferro, FMCSA's chief administrator, lays out the framework the agency will follow as it attempts to reform the hours of service (HOS) regulations governing the trucking industry for the third time in a decade...More
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