Key Changes To HOS Rule

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5 Key Changes to HOS Rule Proposed by FMCSA .Newly proposed HOS rule offers five main revisions to the existing HOS rules, including the ability to split up off-duty time.Josh Fisher | Aug 14, 2019The federal government has proposed long-awaited changes to the hours-of-service rules that would increase truck drivers’ flexibility while on duty. Among the five key changes proposed are how drivers could use the 30-minute rest break rule and the ability to split the 10-hour required off-duty time into two periods.The proposal, announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Aug. 14, is expected to be published in the Federal Register on Aug. 15, opening up a 45-day public comment period. The proposed rulemaking includes expanding the short-haul air-mile radius from 100 to 150…
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