FMCSA Hours-Of-Service Change Proposal – August 14, 2019

✅  Hours-Of-Service FMCSA Proposal – August 14, 2019

✅ The USA FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association) have released the proposed changes to the federal hours-of-service regulations. Companies and associations will have 45 days to comment on the proposal. The main areas of revisions are:

✅ Short-Haul Operations
✅ Adverse Driving Conditions
✅ 30-Minute Break
✅ Sleeper Berth
✅ Split Duty Provision
✅ TruckerNation Petition
✅ Other Petitions
✅ Compliance Date for the Rulemaking

For the complete document: FMCSA Notice of proposed rulemaking

It will be interesting to see how the industry reacts to the proposal. Several groups have been lobbying for HOS revisions, but this proposal doesn’t include extending driving time for long-haul operations.