Thursday, December 15, 2011

FMCSA to release new HOS rule December 22

The Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have set Thursday, Dec. 22 as the date the FMCSA will release the final rule on Hours of Service, a source has told The Trucker.

The agency had promised to release the rule no later than Dec. 28 as part of the court settlement between the FMCSA and safety advocacy groups who have successfully challenged HOS rules on three different occasions.

If released as scheduled, the final rule would be published one day short of a year from when the proposed rulemaking was announced Dec. 23, 2010. Full Story....

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