Daily Archives: July 16, 2013

Livestock truckers get 90-day waiver on new hours

July 16, 2013
Livestock truckers get 90-day waiver on new hours

WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a limited 90-day waiver from the 30-minute rest break provision of the new federal hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for livestock transportation. The new regulations, which went into effect July 1, limit the average work week for truck drivers to 70 hours,...

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Poultry Federation presents awards

July 16, 2013
Poultry Federation presents awards

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Marvin Childers, president of the Poultry Federation was named the “2013 Industry Leader of the Year” by the Poultry Federation during the 54th annual Poultry Festival. The award has been presented since 1955 and recognizes the outstanding achievements of poultry and egg executives and their contribution to the industry. The...

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