April 24 is coming out day for the new HOS regs

| 4/24/2003

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Acting Administrator Annette M. Sandberg will announce new hours-of-service rules at a news conference Thursday, April 24.

Although DOT has been mum about details, press reports indicate the rules will increase the number of hours a commercial driver can drive to 11 hours from 10 and cut down the workday to 14 hours from 15.

Look for details about the announcement on the Land Line Web site Friday.