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Stakeholders split on whether bill would lead to safer US truckers

Jun 25, 2018 at 08:07 AM CST
Shippers want to use safe and reliable trucking companies to move their freight for a reasonable rate, but there can be a black hole in the US spot market about the quality of the person behind the wheel. An effort is under way to establish standards on freight brokers hiring a carrier on behalf of a shipper, but some safety groups argue that the proposal doesn't go far enough.