“The final trucking hours of service rule will have a negative impact on manufacturers’ supply chains, distribution operations and productivity.”
“Rather than encouraging greater efficiency, the new hours of service regulations will increase transportation costs, congestion and pollution by funneling more trucks onto the road at peak driving times.”
“These new regulations will still drive up costs for businesses and consumers while making our highways and city streets more dangerous rather than safer…This is a case where something that might sound good on paper doesn’t work in the real world.”
Disgruntled truckers upset about the HOS Final regulations?
No. These are the reactions of manufacturer and retailer representatives in a Journal of Commerce Online article. They recognize that the impact is not limited to truckers.
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