Just Days Before Tracy Morgan Accident, Senate Moved To Weaken Trucker Fatigue Rules

Melissa Jeltsen
The Huffington Post
June 09, 2014

A deadly pileup involving a tractor-trailer early Saturday morning is likely to shine a spotlight on a recent move by the Senate Appropriations Committee to weaken federal truck safety rules.

Details are still emerging about the crash, which killed comedian James "Jimmy Mack" McNair and critically injured actor Tracy Morgan. A truck driver, Kevin Roper, has been charged with death by auto and four counts of assault by auto in connection with the accident.

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