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ers which make up the majority of the trucking industry fleets. “We should review regulations currently in place that have a direct connection to crashes,” said Spencer. “It’s also important to have expanded dialogue about issues that impact small-business truckers such as infrastructure funding, truck parking, detention time, automated vehicles and many others.” “Too many new drivers enter the industry without the basic skills to safely operate a CMV,” said Spencer. “There are more regulations in place today than ever, and there is more enforcement and compliance with those regulations, yet highway safety isn’t improving,” said Spencer. “We look forward to working closely with the incoming Administration to advance policies that matter most to professional drivers and are most meaningful to improving highway safety.” Source: OOIDA

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