FMCSA moves to codify short-haul exemption to HOS 30-minute break rule

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors, Alexandria, Va.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will not apply the provision under its revised hours of service (HOS) rule requiring drivers to take a 30-minute break for every eight hours of consecutive driving in short-haul conditions, and will initiate a rulemaking to include such text in its regulations.

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