Battle rages over trucker hours as Congress readies $1.1 trillion spending bill

Battle rages over trucker hours as Congress readies $1.1 trillion spending bill

An amendment that would suspend the current 34-hour restart provision in the truck driver hours of service rules pending further study is buried deep within the omnibus spending bill being crafted by Congress. Will it survive as Congress struggles to pass spending legislation before midnight Dec. 12 to avoid a government shutdown?