The 14-Hour Driving Window Dilemma

Posted by PLS Logistics March 15, 2018 at 7:45 AM

The FMCSA issued hours of service (HOS) regulations for truck drivers that limit the maximum time that can be driven in a period. Recently in the transportation industry, the OODIA made a petition to the FMCSA to create more flexibility for drivers so that traffic, weather or dock delays don’t impact their drive time availability. They are requesting that drivers who fall under the HOS regulations are given a rest break (up to three hours) once for every 14-hour duty. This rest break would be to stop the continuous 14-hour window drivers are given to operate. However, this would not eliminate the consecutive 10-hour off-duty break that is required before each shift.

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Basic Guide to CSA scores

Posted by PLS Logistics July 25, 2017 at 7:00 AM

There's a never ending battle of cheap vs. safety. Which will you choose - cheaper or safer? Going with safer over cheaper might (and will) save you a lot of trouble and money in the long run. It’s not worth to lose a dollar while trying to save a dime, right?

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