Trucking Trade Group Challenges 70-Hour Workweek Rule

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 4:53 PM EST) -- Trucking industry trade group American Trucking Associations Inc. lodged a legal challenge in a Washington appeals court Tuesday to a federal rule that would limit truckers' workweeks to 70 hours, and said operating speed is a far greater concern than driver fatigue.

ATA filed a petition in D.C. Circuit Court seeking review of a final rule entitled Hours of Service of Drivers, which was issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and published in the Federal Register on Dec. 27. The rule is slated to...
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