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updated 3:23 PM UTC, Dec 16, 2017

Truckers Protest New Federal Law By Circling State Capitol

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

Wisconsin truck drivers say a new federal law requiring them to have electronic logging devices installed will cost them a lot of money and create a safety risk. 

Trucks were circling the Wisconsin state Capitol Monday morning to protest.  The new law was passed to head off serious accidents caused by tired big rig drivers.  The devices would keep an electronic record of the daily driving hours.  The federal government wants the E-L-Ds to help it enforce current guidelines allowing truckers to drive only 11 hours in a 14-hour period before they have to take a 10-hour break.

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