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August 27, 2013

DOT To Cut Truckers’ Paperwork, Saves Trucking Industry $1.7 Billion Annually

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced a proposed rule by the agency will ease a daily paperwork requirement for professional truck drivers, thereby cutting the industry’s costs by an estimated $1.7 billion annually.

“President Obama challenged his Administration to find ways to cut waste and red tape, a challenge I pledged to meet during my confirmation hearing,” he said. “With today’s proposal, we are delivering on that pledge, saving business billions of dollars while maintaining our commitment to safety. It’s the kind of win-win solution that I hope our department will continue to find over the coming months.”

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