Electronic On-Board Recorders (EOBR's) and Truck Driver Fatigue Reduction

May 1, 2007

253 SR
The Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security will convene a hearing on Electronic On-Board Recorders (EOBRs) and Truck Driver Fatigue. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently issued a proposed rule on the use of EOBRs to ensure compliance with truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The Subcommittee will receive testimony on this proposed rule from the FMCSA, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), safety and insurance professionals, and the motor carrier industry.


Majority Statement

  • Frank R. Lautenberg


Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable John Hill

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    Hill Testimony (27.61 KB)
  • The Honorable Mark V. Rosenker

    Acting Chairman
    National Transportation Safety Board
  • Captain John E. Harrison

    President, Executive Committee
    Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Jerry Gabbard

    Vice President, Commercial Vehicles NAFTA Region
    Siemens VDO Safety
    Gabbard Testimony (104.58 KB)
  • Dr. Anne McCartt

    Senior Vice President
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    McCartt Tesimony (48.19 KB)
  • Mr. Richard Reiser

    Executive Vice President and General Counsel
    Werner Enterprises, Inc.
    Reiser Testimony (49.64 KB)
  • Mr. Richard Olson

    Chief Executive Officer
    Fil-Mor Express, Inc.