If draft rule issued this fall as expected, deadline for compliance would be 2019, with those using automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs) getting until 2021.
Two federal agencies abandon efforts to craft sleep apnea regulations for transportation workers, including truck drivers.
While ELDs should cut paperwork costs for truckers and possibly reduce their fuel consumption as well, they won’t come cheap.
Teamsters concerned about job losses if autonomous trucks hit the road.
Congressional bill would alter tax code and establish two-part “test” to more firmly identify who is and is not an independent contractor.