The ruling by a federal judge in Texas last month that issued a preliminary injunction on a new federal rule that would have made more than 4 million American workers eligible for overtime pay has now left businesses nationwide in limbo.
The federal government appears poised to rollout a program similar to “Click-it-or-Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” that would educate motorists nationwide on stopping for school buses.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hosted a meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C. that discussed the risk factors associated with student transportation services nationwide and that seeks input from industry and vehicle safety stakeholders to identify possible solutions to related injuries and fatalities.
Many school districts apparently have yet to catch on to low rolling resistance tires, or LRRTs, in order to comply with a pending federal mandate to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, if the results of a recent STN survey are any indication.
A federal judge in Texas granted an emergency injunction to temporarily block the implementation of a new overtime rule that was set to go into effect nationwide on Dec. 1.