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DOT Proposal on HOS Rules Slated for June Publication

After months of public comments and listening sessions, the DOT plans to ease HOS rules while still focusing on driver safety.

Some 18 months after the ELD mandate changed the trucking industry, drivers and fleet managers might get a regulatory reprieve. 

The U.S. Department of Transportation plans to unveil new, more flexible hours-of-service rules in early June, according to a regulatory report posted by the department on...

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ATA Launches Campaign to Promote Infrastructure Deal

The American Trucking Association announced it is launching a new media and advocacy campaign highlighting the personal toll of the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure and renewing the trucking industry’s demand that the federal government steps up its investment in our nation’s roads and bridges.

The campaign includes a new television commercial, which will begin airing in the Washington, D.C. market this week, with additional markets to follow and a paid digital component. The ad will also be highlighted on...

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How to solve the problem of distracted driving

According to statistics, on average, every fourth accident in the world is caused by the distraction of the attention of drivers and pedestrians to the conversation, or even surfing the Internet.

Studies shown that 61% of drivers while picking text messages at the wheel, 33% use mail, 28% use the browser, 27% prepare the arrow, Facebook, 27% video on the phone, 17% do agriculture, 14% take...

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