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  • Truckers Face Mounting Threats From Government Regulations that Could Collapse Already Strained Supply Lines

    "Right now, you cannot even buy a new truck because they are short of chips," he said, and that's because all the chips come from China or Taiwan, "and you can't get them. "The parts crunch is going to get worse because we've already stopped production, and we're already waiting for parts to come in from Japan, like pumps and air filters, which we haven't seen since April, and so when all the stock in the U.S. is depleted, when those parts break or need to be replaced, we're going to stop running and that's going to create chaos."