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In this In this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo, a Metro-North locomotive lies on its side after derailing in the Bronx borough of New York. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 that the sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of the commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, causing the derailment that killed four people and injured more than 70. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. is taking the first step toward requiring that commercial drivers and railroad workers be tested for a sleep disorder that causes drowsiness and has been linked to fatal wrecks.


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