Monday, October 10, 2005

Teamsters fight new rules on truckers’ hours

The Teamsters union and public safety groups are challenging the federal government’s new rules on the number of hours truck drivers can work.
The so-called “hours-of-service” rule went into effect on Saturday. But the Transportation Department’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it will delay enforcing the new rules in most instances while trucking companies adapt to the changes through year’s end. The federal agency has encouraged states to do the same. Full story here........