Wednesday, January 2, 2019

FMCSA Grants Petitions to Ensure Uniform Rest Rules in California for Truck Drivers



The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) grants petitions requesting a determination that the State of California’s Meal and Rest Break rules are preempted under 49 U.S.C. § 31141 as applied to property carrying commercial motor vehicle drivers covered by the FMCSA’s Hours of Service (HOS) regulations.

FMCSA is granting this petition to ensure uniform and consistent rules in order to promote safety and economic growth. Drivers, consumers, and job creators are best served by reliable and consistent rules.

This action prioritizes safety, jobs, and uniformity for truck drivers.

Learn more at: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/fmcsa-grants-petitions-ensure-safe-and-uniform-rest-rules-california-truck-drivers


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