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Resource ID: #20016
Subject: Transportation
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
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Date: Feb. 3

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The Journal tells the story of truckers Rod and Kim Grimm, a married couple who make rushed deliveries across the country by taking turns behind the wheel. And they are not alone, as more and more companies choose to hire team truckers to reduce shipping time. "A recent Federal Highway Administration study found drivers sleeping five hours a day on average, and at risk of nodding off at the wheel. Team truckers have particularly hard time of it .... The highway administration is considering new rules that would require drivers to work more regular shifts."

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