New Hours of Service Rules Finalized by FMCSA


The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced its new rule that revises the hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers. The final rule for “Hours of Service of Drivers” (HOS) was published on December 27, 2011 and effective February 27, 2012. Please note that the compliance date for certain provisions is July 1, 2013.

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