Trucker Hour Limits Don't Improve Safety, DC Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (March 15, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT) -- Trade group American Trucking Associations Inc. on Friday urged the D.C. Circuit to toss a federal rule that imposes strict workweek hours and break limitations on truckers, claiming the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration couldn't show the changes would significantly affect safety issues associated with driver fatigue.

The ATA alleges the FMCSA relied on outdated data and unreliable conclusions when it came up with the 2011 “Hours of Service of Drivers” rule that is slated to go into effect in July, arguing there was no reason...
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