With the start of a new federal rule requiring digital tracking of the number of driving hours truckers log only weeks away, drivers critical of the regulation are launching sporadic protests and hoping for a last-minute congressional reprieve.
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While fewer truckers are women or veterans, both groups tend to be safer drivers who driver more and stick with the same job longer, according to Omnitracs data.
The US trucking industry has been growing tremendously for the last few years, although it firmly stays one of the most old-school in terms of operation and organization methods.
Group’s new 63-page report also notes that a universal vehicle registration fee could generate much-needed infrastructure monies as well.