Latest News Regarding Diabetic Truckers

Truck drivers with stable insulin regimens and properly controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) will no longer have to seek an exemption. A final rule was published Wednesday, September 19th in the Federal Register, which allows certified medical examiners to grant truckers with insulin-treated diabetes a Medical Examiner’s Certificate that’s good …

FMCSA Seeks Comment on Revising HOS

The FMCSA is seeking public comment on revising four specific areas of current hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The first public listening session took place on Friday, August 24, 2018.  The next public listening session will take place in Washington, DC on Friday, September 14th from 1:00-3:00. In the meantime, you can …

Current conversations on HOS

According to an OOIDA press release and an article in Land Line Magazine, the FMCSA is taking a closer look at a proposal made by OOIDA regarding the current hours-of-service regulations. As stated in the press release, “The Association’s members have often pointed out to their representatives in Washington, DC …

HOS

I recently read an article in Land Line magazine entitled “A Trucking Ticking Time Bomb HOS”.  The article continuously stated how truck drivers need to speak up so they are heard.  In November, OOIDA filed an exemption request asking the FMCSA to allow small trucking carriers that do not have …