Court Schedules Arguments on FMCSA's New Hours of Service Rule on March 15, 2013

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In December of 2011, FMCSA rolled out its new Hour of Service Rule to take effect in July of 2013. It will maintain current daily and weekly drive time limits, but there will be a modification to the 34 hour restart provision. Public safety groups feel these revisions are not enough to promote highway safety.

We don't believe the court will issue a decision on March 15th, but we in the industry to hope to have some guidance on the rule, See more +

In December of 2011, FMCSA rolled out its new Hour of Service Rule to take effect in July of 2013. It will maintain current daily and weekly drive time limits, but there will be a modification to the 34 hour restart provision. Public safety groups feel these revisions are not enough to promote highway safety.

We don't believe the court will issue a decision on March 15th, but we in the industry to hope to have some guidance on the rule, what changes will occur, if changes will occur, and when.

In this video, McNees Transportation attorney, Jim Franklin explains the background on what lead to the FMCSA's new Hours of Service Rule.

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Topics:  FMCSA, Hour of Service Rule, Safety Precautions

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