TITLE

Change close for hours regs

AUTHOR(S)
Dills, Todd
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Overdrive;Jun2013, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the changes made in the hours of service rule by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the U.S. which will be effective from July 1, 2013. It discusses the changes made in the 34-hour restart provision which mandates rest periods for truck operators in the early morning hours for restart of their services.
ACCESSION #
88427033

 

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