Trucking News Update From Southwest Farm Press: Legislation Introduced to Revise Livestock Trucking Regulations

Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act establishes working group to examine federal Hours of Service rules. 

Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., have introduced legislation to revise existing trucking regulations to make them more flexible for drivers hauling livestock.

The “Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act” would establish a working group at the Department of Transportation (DOT) to examine the federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules and the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations. Full article here