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Shippers’ group defends hours rule in court

| March 27, 2012

On March 23, NASSTRAC (the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council) intervened in the federal court appeal brought by Public Citizen and other interests that intend to oppose the most recent hours of service rule by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving limit at 11 hours. The shippers’ group joins the American Trucking Associations in supporting that decision.

ATA has also filed its own court case on appeal with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which has been consolidated with the Public Citizen case. ATA is challenging the modified 34-hour “restart” rules adopted by FMCSA.

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