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More Trucking Deaths May Be Caused by Drivers Racing the Clock

Nov 01, 2018 at 09:04 AM CST
Truckers racing to beat the federal rule requiring a rest break after driving for eight hours could be contributing to increased fatal crashes involving big rigs, according to some in the industry. Deaths from large truck crashes reached their highest level in 29 years in 2017, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data.