TITLE

DOT extends comment period on trucking rules

PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;08/28/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 50, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States Department of Transportation has extended to December 15, 2000 the deadline for filing comments on proposed changes to the hours-of-service rules for truck drivers. Implications of the proposals for furniture manufacturers; Aim of the proposals; Key provisions of the proposed rules.
ACCESSION #
3515522

 

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