Archive for June 11th, 2020

FMCSA cancels HOS exemption for food, fuel, raw materials

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its national emergency exemption for hours of service (HOS) to July 14 but has excluded grocery restocking, fuel, and precursor raw materials from the extension. The HOS national exemption, initially issued on March 13 and most recently extended on May 13, was scheduled to expire on June […]

What the New Normal for Trucking Will Be Remains a Question

Trucking companies continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, but what the new normal will be remains a mystery. “We’ve survived for a hundred years because we’ve been capable of adapting to customer requirements,” Scott Perry, president of moving and logistics at Suddath, told Transport Topics. “We’re really focused on what is that next level of […]