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Editor’s note: The author is the Chief Financial Officer and co-principal of family-owned J.J. Kennedy Inc., a Fombell, Pa., ready mixed producer with six plants and a 32-mixer fleet. This is adapted from testimony he presented on behalf of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association at “Do Not Enter: How Proposed Hours of Service Trucking Rules are a Dead End for Small Businesses,” a mid-June hearing on Capitol Hill.