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Trucking Accident Lawyer: Senate Panel Backs Bill to Suspend Trucker Safety Rules

As discussed in an editorial in the New York Times, the Senate Appropriations Committee has proposed suspending a new Department of Transportation regulation that requires truck drivers to rest for at least 34 hours after working 60 hours over seven days or 70 hours over eight days. The rule has been in effect since July of 2013 and is designed to reduce the number of...

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