New mandate could make trucking woes worse
May 08, 2014 | 04:22 PM
| Saranya Kapur
TUCSON, Ariz. Federal and state regulations have had a negative impact on trucking capacity and freight costs, but the worst isnt over, according to Chris Shimoda, director of policy at the California Trucking Association.
A federal mandate to install an electronic logging device to track drivers hours, expected to take effect by 2016, could lead to a further 5- to 10-percent loss in driver productivity, Shimoda told the American Copper Councils Copper College meeting in Tucson.....
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