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When Labor Rules and Trucker Hours of Service Collide

Are truck drivers still "on duty" under federal labor regulations even when they're "off duty"...

Drivers could be entitled to earn minimum wage for all hours worked – even during waiting periods officially entered as "off duty" or “sleeper berth” in log books – depending on the outcome of a case that could eventually have national implications.

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Roadway Fatalities Remained Steady in 2018

Roadway fatalities remained flat in 2018 at 40,000, reports the National Safety Council.

Roadway fatalities in the U.S. dipped slightly in 2018 to approximately 40,000, representing just a 1% decrease from 2017 and 2016, when 40,231 and 40,327 people were killed in motor vehicles crashes, respectively.

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Some Cities Passing Tougher Distracted Driving Laws Than States

Cities in Arizona and Michigan have passed distracted driving laws that are more strict than...

Several cities are responding to what they view as lax state legislation by passing their own distracted driving laws. Three states in the nation still allow texting while driving and only 16 have adopted hands-free laws, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.

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