Redefining Trucks, Again

Keane, Angela Greiling
August 2006
Traffic World;8/28/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 35, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the efforts exerted by carriers and companies that employ short-haul truck drivers to change some provisions in the United States highway bill. The bill changed the federal definition of commercial vehicle which led to short-haul drivers being eligible for overtime pay. Carriers such as FedEx, UPS and others are trying to get the provision retracted. INSET: Legislating in Reverse.


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