Log Books Will Change for Drivers

eobr-12WASHINGTON (AP)- An estimated three million commercial trucks and bus drivers must electronically record their hours behind the wheel under a new government rule aimed at enforcing regulations designed to prevent fatigue.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released the long-awaited rule on Thursday.

Drivers have been required to keep paper logs of their hours dating back to 1938, but accident investigators and safety advocates have long complained it’s easy to change the logs or keep two different sets of records to evade restrictions on hours. Electronic logging devices automatically record driving time by monitoring engine hours, vehicle movement, miles driven and location information.  Read more

Welcome to the All New HIT Blog

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2015 Company Party – TBones Mascot Sizzle

Welcome to HIT’s first Blog Site, hittrucking.com, affectionately called, HIT THIS — The Truck Stop for Hit Drivers

HIT is 45-year-old trucking company in Kansas City, Ks., and is owned and operated by Mike Haskin.  Mike has been hiring drivers and hauling freight since 1971.  Throughout those years, many drivers have crossed his path and all have left lasting memories.  Continue reading “Welcome to the All New HIT Blog”