High Court Kills 2 Of LA Port's Clean Truck Rules

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 12:19 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that two requirements in a Port of Los Angeles program that sought to impose rules on areas like truck maintenance and driver employment were preempted by federal law, but declined to address whether a 1954 high court ruling limited the port's enforcement capabilities.

The Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act preempts requirements that companies that transport cargo at the port put placards on their trucks displaying a phone number for reporting complaints, and submit a plan listing the off-street parking locations...
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