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Hours of Service Regulations Upheld; A Decade of Court Battles Finally Over?

The Hours of Service battle in the courts has been going on for a decade. Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. upheld the bulk of the new HOS regulations. The court wrote that “the third time’s a charm,” … Continue reading

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Ferro Urges Stronger Trucking Legislation as Fatalities Soar 18% in 2010

With the revised Hours of Service ruling tied up in hearings, there’s grim news on U.S. trucking fatalities. An estimated 4,000 trucking-related deaths scarred our roads in 2010, according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro, who revealed these … Continue reading

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Maine and Vermont Move to Allow Heavy Trucks on Interstates

Maine trucking attorneys and Vermont trucking attorney colleagues are watching a new measure that would allow 100,000-pound trucks to travel on interstate highways in those states. Senators Patrick Leahy (Democrat, Vermont) and Susan Collins (Republican, Maine) secured inclusion of the … Continue reading

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