Small Business Trucking Executive Tells Congress of Flaws in Hours Proposal

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In testimony before the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations, James Burg, president of James Burg Trucking Co., said proposed changes to the federal hours-of-service were unwarranted and would harm small businesses nationwide.

“These changes, if finalized, would have a profoundly negative impact on small businesses, would restrict productivity and would result in greater congestion and increased emissions,” Burg, a member of American Trucking Associations’ Board of Directors, said during a June 14 hearing. Continue reading →