In five separate filings, law enforcement, shipping and trucking interests have come forward to support ATA’s request that the effect of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s hours-of-service decision be stayed pending the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s reconsideration of the 11- and 34-hour provisions. ATA said Thursday, Sept. 20, that the following organizations each have explained to the Court the disruptions to their members that would be caused by a transition to different hours rules:
Law enforcement, shippers back ATA motion for stay of hours changes
These filings will be available on ATA’s website at www.truckline.com. ATA’s motion for stay was necessitated by the Court of Appeals’ July 27 decision that vacated the 11-hour and 34-hour restart rules, stating that FMCSA had made procedural errors in developing them.