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Senators Pushing To Lower Interstate Truck Driver Age To 18

Senators Pushing To Lower Interstate Truck Driver Age To 18

| July 10, 2015

  WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is considering allowing drivers as young as 18 to drive big rigs across the country. Federal regulations currently require drivers be at least 21 before they can drive commercial trucks across state lines. A bill introduced this week by Republican lawmakers would allow states that join together in “compacts” to […]

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LePage Signs 2nd Emergency Proclamation

LePage Signs 2nd Emergency Proclamation

| December 31, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed a second emergency proclamation to allow heating fuel delivery truck drivers to stay on roads for extra hours during bitter cold weather this week. LePage said Tuesday that he signed the extension because recent snow and ice have hampered delivery heating fuel deliveries that are […]

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