Andrew Thompson reports on the FMCSA’s forthcoming rule on electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs), and the uncertainty it is expected to put to rest.
As early as this month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is expected to release the first draft of a new rule requiring all commercial truckers in the United States to deploy electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs).
And the hope is the new rule will end the confusion and protests that went with two previous attempts by the agency to electronically monitor compliance with hours-of-service regulations.
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