D.O.T. to review Hours of Service Regs

October 27, 2009: The Department of Transportation has agreed to abandon its defense of longer working hour standards for truck drivers issued in 2003. This could possibly lead to a return to the ten-hour daily driving limit, though there is no guarantee of that outcome.

Click here to read the press release from Public Citizen.

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