AAR, Short Line Association seeking changes to Hours of Service mandate

(Source: Freight Waves, November 6, 2019)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Association of American Railroads (AAR) and the American Short Line Regional Rail Association (ASLRRA) are seeking modifications to the existing hours of service (HOS) regulations which they say will help the railroads improve their response to unplanned rail events such as derailments. Railroad employees who operate commercial vehicles work on the railroads’ rights-of-way and are subject to the HOS mandate, AAR and ASLRRA said.

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