In an industry that is ever-changing, drivers and motorist well-being must be ensured.
Lawmakers' move to reduce mandatory trucker rest breaks will lead to more tired drivers on the nation's roads.
With roadways already a hazard for motorists, letting driverless vehicles -- especially trucks -- hit the highways is a recipe for disaster.
The Teamsters and highway safety advocates for years have talked about the real problem of fatigued truck drivers on the nation's roadways. But in many ways that message did not register among the public until an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike last year that left actor Tracy Morgan seriously injured and killed fellow comic James McMillan.