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Opposition wants to deflate Obama-era trucking regulation

Nov 26, 2017 at 06:21 AM CST

AUSTIN — Come mid-December, commercial truckers will be required to use a software system to log driving time, but despite claims that it will save lives, a Texas congressman wants to delay implementation.

U.S. Rep. Brian Babin, R-Woodville, argues that implementing the Electronic Logging Device mandate will cost truckers $2 billion annually, and that claims of increased safety are dubious.