US trucker fatigue rule challenged again in court

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WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Consumer, labor and safety groups sought on Monday to overturn a revised U.S. regulation on rest rules for truckers that permitted them to drive longer, saying the government continues to ignore driver health. Public Citizen said the Transportation Department (DOT) standard that took effect in October is virtually identical to the one unveiled by the DOT in 2003 and struck down by a federal appeals court the next year. "That (DOT) chose in both rules to ...

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