HOS Rules Changes Do Not Make A Gift Worth Keeping

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Right before Christmas, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the long anticipated changes to the truck driver hours of service regulations. It was a “Christmas Gift” long awaited. Since then FTL carriers, brokers and shippers have had the time to open the gift and reflect upon it, and most want to return it, with the American Trucking Associations (“ATA”) seeking its return by the filing of a lawsuit on February 14, 2012. Even the safety advocates, who forced the review to begin with, by filing a lawsuit challenging the existing 2004 HOS regulations, filed a new lawsuit challenging the new rules on February 24, 2012. This article gives you a summary of the changes and the issues being raised .

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