Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) News

Trump Administration to Ease Rules on Truckers’ Maximum Hours on Road

Truck driver Lucson Francois was forced to hit the brakes just five minutes from his home in Pennsylvania. He’d reached the maximum number of hours in a day he’s allowed to be on duty. Francois couldn’t leave the truck unattended. …

Small Trucking Firms Want Trump to Delay Electronic Log Requirement

Many independent U.S. truckers are pushing President Donald Trump to back his anti-regulatory rhetoric by delaying an Obama-era rule requiring electronic monitors in trucks, a measure some drivers fear could put them out of business due to extra costs. The …

Small Trucking Firms Fear Being Driven Out of Business by Electronic Log Rule

A new regulation that will force U.S. trucking companies to electronically log employee hours is designed to limit accidents by keeping tired drivers off the road. It may also drive smaller trucking firms out of business. A trucking industry survey …