SLEEP LAWS

While I tend to decry federal regulation, this one: Truckers to get more mandatory sleep strikes me as reasonable. Indeed, I’m not sure the law goes far enough. Eleven hours of consecutive driving is rather grueling, let alone behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer rig.

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James Joyner
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James Joyner is a Security Studies professor at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.