Safety Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Revised HOS Rule

February 24, 2012: Highway safety advocates filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the hours-of-service rule published in December, saying it does not go far enough in addressing driver fatigue.

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Public Citizen and the Truck Safety Coalition — along two truck drivers — take issue with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s decision to keep 11 hours in the driving day and continue to allow the 34-hour restart to reset the weekly driving clock, the groups said in a statement.

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