J.B. Hunt, Other Large Carriers Likely To Benefit From Flexible Hours Of Service

lexibility in hours-of-service rules are expected to benefit several large carriers, including Lowell-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services, and they could save more than $150 million and almost 2.3 million hours of drive time, analysts said.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to review several hours-of-service rules for carriers. Respondent had until Monday (Sept. 24) to submit comments on the proposed rulemaking, but analysts Stefaine Miller and Hunter Hammond, both of Height Securities, believe the deadline will be extended to Oct. 24.    MORE

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