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.