Trucking Policy Developments To Watch In 2nd Half Of 2019

By Linda Chiem (July 12, 2019, 6:41 PM EDT) -- The U.S. commercial trucking industry is buckling in for new proposed safety regulations and other policy shifts that could reshape operations and staffing models for motor carriers, freight forwarders and other ground-based shippers.

Transportation regulators are considering a variety of new mandates and regulatory initiatives meant to address safety, interstate commerce and infrastructure improvements. But these moves also come at a time of increased enforcement and plaintiffs' litigation that have put the industry on the defensive.

Here, Law360 examines some of the policy developments that commercial trucking companies are watching in the second half of 2019.

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