hos exemption

Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Extends, Modifies HOS Emergency Declaration

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FMCSA has extended and modified its emergency declaration for motor carriers that are providing direct assistance in support of coronavirus-related relief efforts.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 9, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Canada Issues HOS Exemption for Coronavirus Relief

Truck on Canadian highway A truck hauling cargo down a highway in Canmore, Alberta. (Getty Images)

Canadian government officials approved an exemption to allow hours-of-service relief to truck drivers who are engaged in coronavirus-related relief assistance efforts.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 25, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Fireworks Companies Seek HOS Exemption From FMCSA

A driver relaxes in his sleeper berth A driver relaxes in his sleeper berth. (Volvo Trucks North America via YouTube)

Two pyrotechnics companies have asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to grant them exemption from certain hours-of-service rules.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Receives HOS Exemption Requests From Fireworks Groups

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has received separate exemption requests from Extreme Logistics and the American Pyrotechnics Association regarding certain hours-of-service rules.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2019
Government, Business

FMCSA Receives Three HOS Exemption Requests

A Dean's Dairy truck on Interstate 65 in Jeffersonville, Ind. A Dean's Dairy truck on I-65 in Indiana. Dairy and baked goods haulers have applied for exemption from HOS regulations for deliveries during natural disasters. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Several industry groups are petitioning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for exemptions from certain hours-of-service rules.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

FMCSA Receives Petition, Grants Exemption Related to HOS Rules

Firefighters in what is left of Paradise, Calif. A firefighter surveys the devastation in Paradise, Calif. The National Mobile Shower and Catering Association, which represents members who are providing support to the firefighters battling Camp Fire, seeks HOS relief. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it has received an exemption request from hours-of-service rules from one trade association and has granted reprieve from those rules to another.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 26, 2018
Government, Business

FMCSA Extends Public Comment Period on HOS Concerns

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the period of comment for an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding hours of service for drivers hauling property.

September 19, 2018
Government, Business

Pavement Trade Association Files HOS Exemption Request

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The American Concrete Pavement Association has requested exemption from certain hours-of-service regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Waste Management Seeks HOS Exemption From FMCSA

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Waste Management Holdings Inc. has submitted a request to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration asking for a five-year exemption from certain hours-of-service rules.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

FMCSA Denies Owner-Operators’ Request for ELD Exemption

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has confirmed that it denied the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request for an exemption from the electronic logging device rule.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 5, 2018

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