Let’s throw out HOS

Our approach to fatigue is woefully out of date

The legislative battle over hours-of-service (HOS) rules and unanswered questions about the coming electronic logging device (ELD) mandate probably have all your attention focused on how to satisfy driver work restrictions while continuing to run an efficient fleet operation. As vexing as all this uncertainty may be, I think it’s time both the industry and its regulators look beyond the current HOS mess to find a real solution to driver fatigue.

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