Two of the studies relate to bus drivers and are irrelevant to trucking operations, the NITL said. A third study overlooks the cause of crashes, the group said. “Using the bus driver studies to support the proposed HOS rule is akin to making an apples-to-oranges comparison,” the league said in a letter to the FMCSA.

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