Feds move to help truckers pressured to violate safety regs

Benjamin Goad
The Hill
May 21, 2014

The Department of Transportation (DOT) moved Monday to crack down on trucking firms who press their drivers to skirt safety rules. 

The proposed rule is the latest in a series of steps by the Obama administration to tamp down on dangerous practices in the trucking industry. 

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