One week after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld all but one provision of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) truck driver hours-of-service rule (HOS), FMCSA has clarified the definition of short-haul driver. FMCSA said short-haul drivers who are not subject to the 30-minute rest break provision of the new hours-of-service rules are non-commercial drivers license holders who operate within 150-mile radius of their reporting location and CDL holders who operate within 100 miles of their reporting location.
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