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Lawsuits challenge FMCSA meal and rest break pre-emption

February 15, 2019

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LLN (2/14/19) – Lawsuits are challenging FMCSA’s decision to pre-empt California’s meal and rest break requirements. Also, what the top 10 bottlenecks nationwide are. An online class prepares food haulers for new rules. States discuss vehicles hanging out in the left-lane. CVSA has issued guidance about rear impact guards. And OOIDA discusses trucking issues with congressional offices.

0:00-9:41 – Newscast

9:41-24:25 – Meal and rest breaks; Top 10 bottlenecks; food hauler class

24:25-39:22 – Left-lane restrictions

39:22-49:08 – CVSA rear impact guard guidance; congressional meetings

Segment 2

Several different lawsuits are underway challenging the FMCSA’s decision to pre-empt California’s meal and rest break requirements. Terry Scruton covers that – plus the top 10 bottlenecks nationwide and a class for food haulers – with Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

Segment 3

Officials in several states are taking aim at trucks and other vehicles hanging out in the left-lane of interstates and other highways. Mary McKenna gets the details from our state legislative experts, Mike Matousek and Keith Goble. Also, Mary will join me with information about upcoming truck shows on the Land Line Now Industry Calendar.

Segment 4

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, or CVSA, has issued some guidance to law enforcement nationwide about rear impact guards. Mark Reddig covers that – plus some recent meetings with Congressional offices – with OOIDA Director of Safety And Security Operations Doug Morris.

 

 

 

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