Analysis

The Biggest Transportation Rulings Of 2020

By Linda Chiem (December 18, 2020, 2:23 PM EST) -- Appellate courts handed down mixed rulings this year on whether gig-economy drivers are exempt from arbitration, and California courts issued decisions narrowing the scope of the federal government's preemption of certain regulations for airline and trucking workers.

The decisions addressed the enforceability of trucking, logistics and gig-economy companies' arbitration agreements, as well as the growing tension between the federal government's authority to regulate interstate transportation companies and states' authority to set general workplace standards, among other things.

Here's a look at some of the biggest rulings that impacted the transportation sector in 2020.

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