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Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for tighter trucking regulations after Tracy Morgan crash

Schumer wants to speed up a requirement that

Schumer wants to speed up a requirement that companies and drivers use electronic devices to log hours driven.

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(FILE PHOTO) American actor and comedian Tracy Morgan Photos: Tracy Morgan

(AP) -- In the wake of an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that injured actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday launched a plan to keep tired truck drivers off the road.

The New York Democrat has asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to speed up a requirement that companies and drivers use electronic devices to log hours driven, he told a Manhattan news...

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