Also, the computer in the rig I drove could be changed - I knew of drivers that would give themselves a little extra time just to get those extra 50 - 100 miles.
Unless enforcement gets to be really good, it will always be a problem.
: Now all logs for truckers and charter drivers
: have gone from paper to electronic. I drive
: charter buses for a company (retired
: director). The change means it is all
: tracked. There is no way I can beat the
: system. The display on my dash tells me how
: much time I have left. It is connected to
: the bus system and screams like crazy on the
: bus PA system if I reach zero.
: I wish they had the same type of precautions
: when I drove as a band director.
: I am allowed 15 hours on service and up to
: 10 hours can be driving. If I meet my limit,
: electronic log device (fancy iPad) tells me
: I must be off at least 8 hours.
: Just think how much safer school buses would
: be with the same system.
: I was obviously a “sheep” because I did what
: they told me. I remember a few days that
: started at 6 am and went to 3 am the next
: day. I drove 6 to 7 hours and was on duty a
: total of 21 hours. I was stupid. I could
: have killed students. Keep fighting the