hours

Hours of Service Bill Reintroduced in House

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

A bill proposed in the last session of Congress has surfaced once again in this session, specifically in the House of Representatives. The bill is designed to make Electronic Logging Devices and hours of service regulations friendlier to those who transport livestock. The legislation is called the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act and was introduced by Florida Republican Ted …

trade issues

Livestock Groups Petition DOT for ELD Waiver

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) joined other livestock groups in hand delivering to Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao a petition for a waiver followed by a limited exemption from compliance with the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) rule. The petition also asks the Department of Transportation (DOT) to address livestock industry concerns that the current Hours of Service (HOS) rules …