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Are there HOS regulations in the United States or Mexico that allow a driver to reset a maximum duty time period?

Cross-border hours-of-service requirements

FAQ007: Are there HOS regulations in the United States or Mexico that allow a driver to reset a maximum duty time period? 

Answer: In the United States, drivers transporting property may restart their 7 or 8-day duty period if they take 34 or more consecutive hours of off-duty.   (49 CFR § 395.3(d))

In Mexico, currently there are no HOS reset provisions.

Regulatory Topic: Cross-border hours-of-service requirements
Effective Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Issued Date: Monday, March 5, 2018