It has been three days only since the implementation of the new Hours of Service on July 1st. Most of the truckers complained saying that the "safe truck driver gets no respect" and seems like the regulatory requirements "will fail to stop fatigued driving". Here are some comments from the drivers:
- “Been waiting for 3hrs here in a door slowly getting loaded. Totally screws my Elogs.”
- "Receiver woke me up at 04:00 said they could unload early instead of 07:00. I was sound asleep. Oh well.”
- “I’ve unloaded 44,000 lbs of boxed meat in 2 hours, it’s taken these morons 4 ˝ hours so far to load 13,000 lbs of shoes.”
- “It’s one thing to pullover when your tired but the lack of safe truck pullover spots is sadly lacking.”
To the rest of the truckers, how did you prepare for the new HOS? Do you think it's worth the preparation? Answer the poll and choose as many as applicable.