Louisiana

Hours rules exemption extended in Gulf states

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the second extension of its temporary lifting of hours-of-service rules for haulers of some emergency supplies to four southeast coastal states because of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Haulers of certain loads are exempt from HOS until June 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET if transporting to or from the states, both within the affected region and outside it. FMCSA originally had declared a regional emergency affecting Louisiana, ...

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Tango Transport to hire 200

Tango Transport LLC, based in Shreveport, La., plans to hire 200 employees this year, most of them for commerical driving jobs.

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