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DOT Says Hazmat Regs Override Calif. Trucker Break Rules

Sep 21, 2018 at 11:30 AM CST
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Law360 (September 20, 2018, 5:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation determined Thursday that federal law preempts California's meal and rest break requirements for all motor vehicle operators transporting hazardous materials, granting a request from a trucking group to harmonize what it viewed as inconsistent regulations.