federal motor carrier safety administration
Illinois State Trooper Doug Balder nearly burned alive when a dozing truck driver rammed his squad car, and Congress is making it more likely similar accidents will happen to more Americans by relaxing regulations and weakening safety standards.
Susan Collins passed a bill to suspend federal rules that required truck drivers to get two nights of sleep a week. She and shippers argued that drivers were safer working at night, and should have more flexibility to shift their hours.
Details are still emerging about the crash, which killed comedian James "Jimmy Mack" McNair and critically injured actor