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US moves closer to teenage trucker pilot

May 15, 2019 at 01:49 PM CST
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US regulators asking for comments on whether 18-year-olds should be allowed to drive tractor-trailers in interstate commerce should expect their inboxes to overflow. The prospect of 18- to 20-year-olds driving 80,000-pound combination vehicles across state borders, even in a limited pilot project, attracts intense opposition as well as ardent supporters.