Truck driving rules won't be changed for at least a year

Welch, Rupert
October 2000
Furniture/Today;10/30/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p74
Trade Publication
Focuses on the potential impact of an amendment to the United States Department of Transportation's 2001 appropriations bill, which would change the hours-of-service rules for truck drivers, on furniture manufacturers in the country. Provisions under the amended appropriations bill; Concerns of furniture companies that the proposal would increase the cost of shipping products to retailers and consumers.


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