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ATA calls on Congress to make sure truckers stay under uniform, federal work rules

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations late Thursday called on Congress to reject what the lobbying group says are efforts by organized labor and trial attorneys to impose a patchwork of state scheduling rules on the nation’s professional truck drivers.

Buried in the fine print of an aviation bill introduced in the House in January is a provision that would prevent states from requiring trucking companies to schedule what were termed “more generous” rest breaks for their drivers than the federal government's minimum standard.

Read more here via The Trucker.

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