Some transportation workers are told to do their sleeping at home

Jul 14, 2017

The new head of the railroad CSX has called a timeout on naps. For the past 20 years or so, the railway allowed naps under limited circumstances. Now CSX is implementing an approach meant to reduce train delays. So a few months ago, it told engineers and conductors snoozing is now off limits. The move is part of a debate within transportation industries around napping. And some wonder whether companies are putting economics ahead of safety.

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