Rules Limiting Truckers’ Driving Time Set to be Relaxed

The Department of Transportation is moving to loosen regulations on how many hours truck drivers can work, the Associated Press is reporting.

While the trucking industry has long been fighting to relax the federal guidelines that limit how long drivers can stay on the road before stopping to rest, safety advocates warn that the move would weaken the regulations too much, leading to safety hazards that come with driver fatigue.

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