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New Hours of Service rules for truckers struck down

Mar 19, 2009 The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held on July 16th that the new HOS (Hours of Service) rules for truckers were arbitrary and capricious for not taking into account their effect on driver's health--specifically sleep deprivation. The court ordered the new rules vacated and ordered the agency to revise the rules consistent with the opinion.

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