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Electronic trucking logs, part 2: status of process for issuing mandatory rule

As we discussed in our previous post, the use of electronic trucking logs is increasing. This is occurring even though there is not yet a federal rule in place requiring truckers to use elogs. These logs are also known as black boxes (a term associated with airplanes) or electronic on-board recorders, a term usually abbreviated as EOBRs.

Electronic trucking logs, part 2: status of process for issuing mandatory rule

As we discussed in our previous post, the use of electronic trucking logs is increasing. This is occurring even though there is not yet a federal rule in place requiring truckers to use elogs. These logs are also known as black boxes (a term associated with airplanes) or electronic on-board recorders, a term usually abbreviated as EOBRs.

Electronic trucking logs, part 1: elog use increasing

For years, safety advocates have argued that trucking companies should use electronic logs rather than paper records. The reasoning is pretty straightforward: electronic logs are more accurate. They are more difficult to alter - which is tempting for a trucker to do after possible hours-of-service rules violations.

Electronic trucking logs, part 1: elog use increasing

For years, safety advocates have argued that trucking companies should use electronic logs rather than paper records. The reasoning is pretty straightforward: electronic logs are more accurate. They are more difficult to alter - which is tempting for a trucker to do after possible hours-of-service rules violations.

Big rig trucker convicted on felony charges after fatal accident

He'll get 25 years behind bars for an accident last year that claimed the life of a mother of two children. On his way back from a long run and tired, the trucker was behind the wheel beyond the maximum number of hours allowed under the hours-of-service rules, which are meant to prevent driving while sleepy, among other things.

Big rig trucker convicted on felony charges after fatal accident

He'll get 25 years behind bars for an accident last year that claimed the life of a mother of two children. On his way back from a long run and tired, the trucker was behind the wheel beyond the maximum number of hours allowed under the hours-of-service rules, which are meant to prevent driving while sleepy, among other things.

Big rig trucker convicted on felony charges after fatal accident

He'll get 25 years behind bars for an accident last year that claimed the life of a mother of two children. On his way back from a long run and tired, the trucker was behind the wheel beyond the maximum number of hours allowed under the hours-of-service rules, which are meant to prevent driving while sleepy, among other things.

Texas Roadcheck 2012 places more than 1,000 trucks out of service

In a story by the Daingerfield Bee, the numbers are in: 1,763 trucks and other commercial vehicles went out-of-service after Texas Department of Public Safety inspected them during Roadcheck 2012 in early June.

Texas Roadcheck 2012 places more than 1,000 trucks out of service

In a story by the Daingerfield Bee, the numbers are in: 1,763 trucks and other commercial vehicles went out-of-service after Texas Department of Public Safety inspected them during Roadcheck 2012 in early June.

Texas troopers only pull over a small percentage of Eagle Ford Shale 18-wheelers

As Joe Conger reports for KENS 5 San Antonio, Texas state troopers are cracking down on Eagle Ford Shale 18-wheelers, putting them out-of-service for safety violations like improper truck maintenance and truck driver hours-of-service violations.

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