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Part 390 § 390.23 Relief from regulations Is a driver required to take a 30-minute break while providing direct assistance under an emergency declaration?

Is a driver required to take a 30-minute break while providing direct assistance under an emergency declaration?

No, none of the hours of service regulations apply while the driver is engaged with providing direct assistance under the emergency relief exemption.

Regulatory Topic: Emergency Declarations
Published Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020
Issued Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020