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New York State Trucking Law Helps Protect NYC Pedestrians

In New York City, trucking attorneys know that 70 percent of accidents involving pedestrians and large trucks occur because big-rig drivers cannot see people passing directly in front of their vehicles. A new New York state trucking law requires many large semis to be equipped with convex mirrors when operating in the city, so drivers …

HOS Rules Waived for Relief Trucks in 10 Storm-Struck States

Extreme weather has prompted governors to suspend hours-of-service rules for relief supply trucks in the following 10 states: Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Virginia. Specifically, Hurricane Irene and Missouri River floods have driven these temporary HOS waivers. Some fuel taxes and special size and weight permit requirements …

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