Hey, Teamsters, Get Over it. Truck Driver Hours of Service Rules Are Here to Stay


The Teamsters union is petitioning the new Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood, to overturn the changes in the truck driver hours of service rules, which were modernized in 2003 and have withstood numerous court challenges already. This seems like pure politics on the part of the Teamsters union.

I’ll give Jim Hoffa this much. The president of the 1.4 million-member Teamsters union is nothing if not persistent.

For at least the fourth time in this decade, the Teamsters union is challenging the legitimacy of the revised hours of service rules governing 7.5 million truck drivers.
For those non-truck drivers out there, here are the new HOS rules:

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