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Exemptions

FMCSA Part 381 Exemptions in Effect

(Starting with renewal or new, beginning effectiveness in February 2016; in order of effective date)

Filing Organization Category Sub-Category Applies To Exemption Date Appl. Published Fed Reg Effective Date Expiration Date Docket Number *Possession Required
**Ace Pyro, LLC/ Illumination Fireworks Partners, LP HOS 395.3(a)(2) Drivers of Illumination Fireworks, LP and ACE Pyro, LLC only Allows drivers to exclude off-duty and sleeper-berth time of any length from the calculation of the 14-hour limit. Effective for the periods of June 28-July 8, 2024. 10/23/20 6/18/20 6/18/25 FMCSA- 2019-0180 No
Adirondak Trailways, Pine Hill Trailways, and New York Trailways VEH 390.21(b)(3) All motor carrier passengers Exemption from FMCSA’s CMV marking rules under certain circumstances involving the exchange of equipment and/or drivers. 1/14/20 6/1/20 5/28/25 FMCSA- 2020-0062 No
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators CDL 383.133(c)(1)(2) New Hampshire, Maryland, and Virginia drivers Exemption to enable the 3 states to participate in robust field testing of the new commercial driver's license skills test procedures. 12/9/21 2/22/22 2/22/27 FMCSA-2021-0172 No
**American Concrete Pavement Association HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) and 395.3(a)(2) Drivers transporting ready-mixed concrete The first exemption from the HOS 30-minute break provision will allow drivers transporting ready-mixed concrete and related materials to use 30 minutes or more of on-duty “waiting time” to satisfy the requirement for the 30-minute rest break, provided they do not perform any other work during the break. The second exemption will allow drivers to use the short-haul RODS exception but with a 14-hour duty period instead of the usual 12 hours. 9/6/18 2/6/19 2/6/24 FMCSA-2018-0237 Yes
**American Concrete Pumping Association HOS 395.1(e)(1)(ii)(A) All concrete pumping drivers Exemption allows concrete pump drivers to use the short-haul exception, but return to their reporting location within 14 hours instead of 12 hours. 6/21/18 11/1/18 10/31/23 FMCSA-2018-0175 Yes
**American Concrete Pumping Association HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) All concrete pumping drivers Drivers may use 30 minutes or more of on-duty “attendance time” to satisfy the requirement for the 30-minute rest break, provided they do not perform any other work during the break. 10/25/16 10/9/19 10/9/24 FMCSA-2016-0342 Yes
Association of American Railroads & American Short Line and Regional Railroad Assoc. HOS 395.3(a)-(b) Driver- employees Enable railroad employees subject to the hours of-service (HOS) rules to respond to unplanned events that occur outside of or extend beyond an employee’s normal work hours. 8/20/20 9/21/20 12/18/25 FMCSA- 2020-0171 No
ATA- Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference Cargo Securement 393.102, 393.106, 393.110, and 393.114 Motor carriers transporting boxes, bins, or tubs of agricultural commodities, or hay, straw, and cotton bales Allows alternative means of securement see https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FMCSA-2017-0319-0004 for securements methods. 1/15/18 4/23/19 4/23/24 FMCSA- 2017-0319 No
ATA – Automobile Carriers Conference Warning Flags 393.87 Motor carriers operating stinger steered automobile transporter equipment No warning flags necessary 2/27/18 2/15/19 2/15/24 FMCSA- 2018-0090 No
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix CVS) Visibility 393.60(e)(1) All motor carriers Allow Bendix Advance Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technology to be mounted lower in the windshield on commercial motor vehicles 12/1/20 4/6/21 4/6/26 FMCSA- 2020-0196 No
Robert Bosch, LLC and Mekra Lang North America, LLC Rear-vision mirrors 393.80(a) All motor carriers Exemption allows motor carriers operating CMVs to utilize the Bosch and Mekra Lang CV Digital Mirror System installed in lieu of the two rear-vision mirrors required by the regulation. 1/30/20 9/17/20 9/17/25 FMCSA-2019-0286 No
Castignoli Enterprises Sleeper Berth 393.76 Castignoli Enterprises Sleeper berth in Ford F350 that does not meet certain sleeper berth requirements 4/24/18 10/19/18 10/19/23 FMCSA-2018-0142 No
Charles Machines Works, Inc. Fuel Systems 393.65(d) All commercial motor vehicles Exemption allows the use of gravity or syphon-fed fuel systems for auxillary equipment on or used in connection with CMVs that operate only when the CMV is not operating on the highway. 3/28/2019 9/16/20 9/16/25 FMCSA-2019-0069  
Cleveland-Cliffs, Steel LLC HOS/Veh 395, 393.5, 393.11, 393.75 and 393.120 Cleveland Cliffs CDL drivers Work up to 16 hours per day and return to work with a minimum of 8 consecutive hours off duty, when transporting steel coils between ArcelorMittal’s production and shipping locations on public roads. May use coil carriers that do not meet the “heavy hauler trailer” definition, height of rear side marker lights restrictions, tire loading restrictions, and the coil securement requirements. ArcelorMittal’s production and shipping locations on public roads. May use coil carriers that do not meet the “heavy hauler trailer” definition, height of rear side marker lights restrictions, tire loading restrictions, and the coil securement requirements. 8/26/21 9/23/21 9/23/26 FMCSA-2016-0050 No
Cleveland-Cliffs Steel LLC HOS 395 Cleveland Cliffs CDL drivers Exemption  from the HOS regulations  allows employee-drivers with CDLs who transport scrap metal on two trucks between their production and shipping locations on public roads to work up to 16 hours per day and return to work with less than the mandatory 10 consecutive hours off duty. 8/16/21 5/11/22 5/11/27 FMCSA-2016-0050 No
Complete Innovations Inc. Visibility 393.60 (e)(1) All Complete Innovations CMV’s Requesting exemption from prohibition on obstructions to the driver's field of view - (1) Devices mounted on the interior of the windshield. 8/26/21 1/20/22 1/20/27 FMCSA-2021-0119 No
CR England CDL 383.25(a)(1) CLP holders, as team driver CLP holder may operate a CMV without a CDL holder being present in the front seat of the vehicle. 6/16/22 6/13/22 6/12/27 FMCSA-2014-0406 No
CRST Expedited CDL 383.25(a)(1) CLP holders, as team driver CLP holder may operate a CMV without a CDL holder being present in the front seat of the vehicle. 8/9/18 10/19/18 9/24/23 FMCSA-2015-0480 No
Daimler Trucks North America CDL 382(g) and 383.23 Nine foreign drivers Kugel, Guggolz, Cammerer, Carsten, Keppeler, Kircher, Horwath, Nock, and Spielvogel:  Exemption allows drivers to operate a commercial  motor vehicle in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 12/9/20 4/27/22 4/27/27 FMCSA-2012-0032 Yes
Daimler Trucks North America CDL 382(g) and 383.23 One foreign driver Reimelt:  Exemption allows driver to operate a commercial  motor vehicle in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 8/19/21 4/27/22 4/27/27 FMCSA-2012-0032 Yes
Daimler Trucks North America Vehicle 393.60(e) Daimler CMVs Device mounted lower in windshield 6/26/17 2/1/18 1/31/23 FMCSA-2017-0176 No
Daimler Trucks North American CDL 383.23 One foreign driver Veber: Exemption allows driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 4/24/18 9/10/18 9/11/23 FMCSA-2012-0032 Yes
EROADS Inc Vehicle 393.60(e)(1) EROADS CMV’s Allows the Dashcam device to be mounted lower in the windshield on commercial motor vehicles than is currently permitted. 7/26/21 10/18/21 10/13/26 FMCSA-2021-0098 No
Extreme Logistics, LLC HOS 395.3(a)(2) Driver-employees Allows drivers to exclude off-duty and sleeper-berth time of any length from the calculation of the 14-hour limit during Independence Day Celebrations June 28 – July 8 through 2025. 4/18/19 5/18/20 5/19/25 FMCSA-2019-0086 Yes
Flatbed Carrier Safety Group Cargo Securement 393.120 All motor carriers Securement of metal coils loaded with eyes crosswise grouped in rows 4/26/22 4/13/22 4/13/27 FMCSA-2010-0177 No
Ford Motor Company Exhaust Systems 393.83 All motor carriers Exemption allows motor carriers to operate Ford-manufactured Transit-based CMVs that do not comply with the regulation's exhaust system location requirements 8/18/22 8/16/22 8/16/27 FMCSA-2015-0111 No
Forward Thinking Systems, LLC Visibility 393.60(e)(1) All motor carriers Exemption allows motor carriers to operate CMVs equipped with FTS's FleetCam device in the approximate center of the top of the windshield and such that the bottom edge of the technology housing is approximately 8 inches below the upper edge of the area swept by the windshield wipers, outside of the driver's and passenger's normal sight lines to the road ahead, highway signs and signals, and all mirrors. 7/14/21 10/18/21 10/13/26 FMCSA-2021-0099 No
Groendyke Transport, Inc. Lighting 393.25(e) Groendyke trailers Permits use of an amber brake-activated pulsating lamp in addition to the required steady-burning brake lamps 7/30/18 4/26/19 4/26/24 FMCSA-2018-0223 No
Grote Industries, LLC Lighting 393.25(e) All motor carriers Exemption allows motor carriers operating trailers and van body trucks to install brake-activated pulsating warning lamps on the rear of those vehicles in addition to the steady-burning brake lamps 5/12/20 12/7/20 12/2/25 FMCSA-2020-0122 No
Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Inspections 396.17; 396.25 All qualified inspectors Exemption allows an individual who successfully completes a training program consistent with a set of Intermodal Recommended Practices developed by IANA to be considered a qualified inspector for purposes of the periodic inspection rule, or a qualified brake inspector, for purposes of the brake system inspection, repair and maintenance requirements. 4/3/20 8/18/20 8/18/25 FMCSA-2020-0081 No
International Institute of Towing and Recovery Cargo Securement 393.112 and 393.128 All motor carriers Use combination of fixed and adjustable tiedowns to secure light vehicles 6/14/22 5/17/22 5/15/27 FMCSA-2016-0111 No
Isuzu North America Corporation CDL 383.23 12 foreign drivers Exemption allows drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 10/19/18 2/21/19 2/21/24 FMCSA-2006-25290 Yes
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. Visibility 393.60(e)(1) All CMV drivers Exemption allows its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems cameras to be mounted lower in the windshield than is currently permitted by the Agency’s regulations. 8/13/20 11/24/20 11/24/25 FMCSA-2020-0169 No
**Kimble Recycling & Disposal Inc. (KRD) HOS 395.1(e)(1)(ii)(A) All KRD CMV drivers The exemption allows drivers to use the short-haul RODS exception, but with a 14-hour duty period instead of 12 hours. 5/28/19 11/21/19 11/21/24 FMCSA-2019-0106 Yes
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, Inc. Driver Qualification Files 391.51(b)(7)(ii) Knight-Swift drivers (newly hired) The exemption from the medical certification requirements in 49 CFR 391.51(b)(7)(ii) allows the company to use newly hired drivers without having to obtain a motor vehicle record that reflects the latest medical certification status during the first year of employment. 12/23/19 11/4/20 11/4/25 FMCSA-2019-0287 No
K&L Trucking, Inc. Cargo Securement 393.120(c) All motor carriers The exemption allows the company to secure large metal coils to its trailers using a cargo securement system that differs from that required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. 5/14/20 12/4/20 12/4/25 FMCSA-2020-0044 No
Laydon Composites Ltd. Visibility 393.11 All CMV drivers The exemption allows motor carriers to operate commercial motor vehicles that are equipped with Laydon's OptiTailTM aerodynamic device with rear identification lamps and rear clearance lamps that are mounted lower than currently permitted by the Agency's regulations. 3/28/19 5/18/20 5/18/25 FMCSA-2019-0070 Yes
Loomis Armored US, LLC. Doors 393.203(a) Loomis armored vehicles The exemption allows the driver and passenger doors of the cab of its specialized armored vehicles to be welded shut, given the addition of two new doors behind the cab. 4/7/21 10/18/21 10/13/26 FMCSA-2021-0191 No
Lytx Inc. Visibility 393.60(e)(1)(ii) (A) All CMV drivers The exemption allows its advanced driver-assistance systems to be mounted lower in the windshield on Lytx’s CMV’s than is currently permitted by the Agency’s regulations. 12/3/19 5/21/20 5/18/25 FMCSA-2019-0244 No
McKee Foods HOS 395.1(g)(1)(ii)(A) (1–2) Team drivers using sleeper Sleeper berth modified rule, exemption renewal 1/30/20 4/20/20 4/20/25 FMCSA-2014-0071 Yes
Motion Picture Association of America HOS 395 CMV drivers Drivers may use paper to complete record of duty status instead of using an ELD device when transporting to or from a theatrical or television motion picture production site. 10/27/17 1/19/18 1/19/23 FMCSA-2017-0298 Yes
Motion Pictures Compliance Solutions CDL 382.701(a)(2) All MPCS CMV drivers Clearinghouse requirement for pre-employment full queries. MPCS, on behalf of its member employers, would conduct the full query only in those instances in which the limited query indicates information about the driver exists in the Clearinghouse. 3/6/20 6/1/20 5/28/25 FMCSA-2020-0101 No
**National Asphalt Pavement Association, Inc. HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) Drivers on asphalt paving projects No 30-minute rest break required for drivers that occasionally exceed 12 hours and report to their working location within a 14-hour duty period. 9/7/17 1/26/18 1/25/23 FMCSA-2017-0197 Yes
**National Mobile Shower
& Catering Association (NMSCA)
HOS 395 All NMSCA’s CMV drivers The exemption allows CMV drivers employed by NMSCA members transporting equipment to provide food and water services to contracted firefighters at designated base camps. 11/27/18 10/1/19 10/1/24 FMCSA-2018-0331 Yes
National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC) Visibility 393.25 Tank trailer drivers Allow motor carriers operating tank trailers to install a red or amber brake-activated pulsating lamp positioned in the upper center position or in an upper dual outboard position on the rear of the trailers. 4/2/20 10/8/20 10/8/25 FMCSA-2019-0260 No
**National Tank Truck Carriers & the Massachusetts Motor Transport Association, Inc. HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) Fuel delivery drivers No 30-minute rest break required for drivers that occasionally exceed 12 hours and report to their working location within a 14-hour duty period. 9/26/17 4/9/18 4/10/23 FMCSA-2017-0270 Yes
**National Waste & Recycling Assoc. (NWRA) HOS 395.1(e)(1)(ii)(A) All NWRA CMV drivers The exemption allows drivers to use the short-haul RODS exception, but with a 14-hour duty period instead of 12 hours. 3/29/19 11/21/19 11/21/24 FMCSA-2019-0085 Yes
Nauto, Inc. Visibility 393.60(e)(1) All CMV Drivers Allow its multi-sensor device to be mounted lower in the windshield than is currently permitted. 4/2/20 10/9/20 10/9/25 FMCSA-2020-0106 No
Navistar, Inc. Visibility 393.60(e)(1) All CMV drivers Exemption allows its advanced driver-assistance systems to be mounted lower in the windshield than is currently permitted by the Agency’s regulations in order to utilize a location that allows optimal functionality of the camera system. 4/18/19 11/25/19 11/25/24 FMCSA-2019-0091 No
Navistar, Inc. CDL 383.23 One foreign driver Douay: Exemption allows driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 12/18/18 4/15/19 4/15/24 FMCSA-2018-0347 Yes
Navistar, Inc. CDL 383.23 Five foreign drivers Hellstrom, Udd, Oun, Holma, and Svanstrom: Exemption allows drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 9/19/19 12/27/19 12/27/24 FMCSA-2018-0347 Yes
Navistar, Inc. CDL 383.23 Two foreign drivers Nickles and Walters: Exemption allows drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 6/19/19 11/21/19 11/21/24 FMCSA-2018-0347 Yes
Netradyne, Inc. Visibility 393.60(e)(1) AI dash cam Allow its Driveri® Dash Cam to be mounted lower in the windshield than is currently permitted. 8/20/20 12/18/20 12/15/25 FMCSA-2020-0173 No
New PRIME CDL 383.25(a)(1) CLP holders, as team driver CLP holder may operate a CMV without a CDL holder being present in the front seat of the vehicle. 6/28/22 6/28/22 6/27/27 FMCSA-2016-0420 No
Oak Harbor Freight Lines, Inc.  ELDT  380.605  One Individual  The exemption allows Mr. Jeff McLaughlin to provide Entry-Level Driver Training theory instruction for the H endorsement curriculum in Appendix E of Part 380.  The exemption excuses Mr. McLaughlin from the requirement to possess a CDL. 9/8/21 5/19/22 5/19/27 FMCSA-2021-0140 No
**Rail Delivery Services (RDS) HOS 395.1(e)(1) All RDS drivers Drivers who stay within the 100 air-mile radius but may occasionally exceed the 12-hour limitation are exempt from having to complete a daily record of duty status at those times if, at all times, their hours of service data is recorded by the Geotab system. 7/13/17 11/14/17 11/14/22 FMCSA-2017-0190 Yes
**RJR Transportation, Inc. (RJR) HOS 395.1(e)(1) All RJR drivers Permits RJR drivers that do not exceed the 150 air-mile radius to utilize time records instead of a record of duty status for that day. 10/18/18 6/7/19 6/7/24 FMCSA-2018-0271 Yes
R.J. Corman Railroad Services, Cranemasters, Inc,.and The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association, Inc. HOS 395 All R.J. Corman Railroad Services and Cranemasters drivers and members of The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance drivers Exempt from the prohibition against driving a property-carrying CMV after the 14th hour after coming on duty and driving after accumulating 60 hours of on-duty time in 7 consecutive days (60-hour rule), or 70 hours of on-duty time in 8 consecutive days (70-hour rule). The exemption enables railroad employees subject to the HOS rules to respond to unplanned events that occur outside of or extend beyond the employee's normal work hours 3/8/19 3/4/20 3/4/25 FMCSA-2019-0056 No
RV Industry Association CDL 383.91(a)(1) and 383.91(a)(2) Drive-away Recreational vehicle drivers Drivers engaged in drive-away deliveries of RVs with gross vehicle weight ratings of 26,001 pounds or more are not required to have a CDL as long as the empty RVs have gross vehicle weights or gross combination weights that do not meet or exceed 26,001 pounds, and any RV trailers towed by other vehicles weigh 10,000 pounds or less. 5/19/22 4/6/22 4/6/27 FMCSA-2014-0352 No
Samsara Networks, Inc. Visibility 393.60(e)(1) AI dash cam Allows AI Dash Cam to be mounted lower in the windshield. 4/13/20 10/28/20 10/28/25 FMCSA-2020-0112 No
Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) Oversize/Over-weight CMVs All qualifying motor carriers and drivers operating mobile cranes with a rated lifting capacity of greater than 30 tons are exempt from the 30-minute break provision. 3/16/16 11/27/18 11/1/23 FMCSA-2016-0096 Yes
Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) Oversize/Over -weight CMVs All specialized carriers and drivers responsible for the transportation of loads that exceed maximum legal weight and dimensional limits – oversize/overweight (OS/OW) loads – that require a permit issued by a government authority are exempt from the 30-minute break provision. 4/30/20 6/18/20 6/17/25 FMCSA-2014-0420 Yes
**U.S. Department of Defense Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) SDDC’s contracted drivers providing dual driver-protective services Drivers may use 30 minutes or more of on-duty “attendance time” to satisfy the requirement for the 30-minute rest break, provided they do not perform any other work during the break. 4/16/15 10/20/17 10/21/23
FAST Act
FMCSA-2013-0275 Yes
SmartDrive Systems Inc. Visibility 393.60(e) Carriers using the SmartDrive ADAS camera system Device mounted lower on windshield 11/27/18 4/15/19 4/15/24 FMCSA-2018-0321 Yes
STEMCO Lighting 393.11 Carriers using STEMCO aerodynamic device Allows rear ID & clearance lights to be mounted lower 6/10/16 2/14/18 2/1/23 FMCSA-2016-0167 No
Stoneridge Inc. Mirrors 393.80 Carriers using Stoneridge MirrorEye Camera Monitor System Allows use of camera system in lieu of rear vision mirrors 4/5/18 2/21/19 2/13/24 FMCSA-2018-0141 No
Teupen North America CDL 383.23 One foreign driver Borutta: Exemption allows driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle in the U.S. without a U.S. CDL. 10/24/19 3/11/20 3/11/25 FMCSA-2019-0131 Yes
TowMate LLC Lighting 393.23 Temporary Towing Operations Allow rechargeable battery tail lighting systems 8/6/15 2/9/18 2/9/23 FMCSA-2015-0238 No
**Transco Inc. HOS 395.3(a)(3)(ii) Transco drivers Enables Transco drivers to comply with the 30-minute break requirement while performing on-duty-not- driving tasks 10/18/18 8/28/19 8/28/24 FMCSA-2018-0302 Yes
Truck Renting and Leasing Association ELD 395.8 CMV leased for 8 days or fewer No ELD required 9/12/22 10/12/22 10/12/27 FMCSA-2016-0428 Yes
United Parcel Service (UPS) ELD 395.8 All drivers and carriers using ELDs (1) Can enter data in portable ELD without vehicle power on (2) Not required to re-enter yard move each power cycle 6/9/17 10/20/17 10/20/22 FMCSA-2017-0054 No
U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc. CDL 383.23(a)(2) and 383.153(a)(10)(vii) U.S. Custom Harvester drivers Allows custom harvester drivers to operate in interstate commerce even though under 21 years of age. A “K” restriction on these drivers' CDLs does not limit them from driving outside the license-issuing State when they are operating as custom harvesters in accordance with 49 CFR 391.2(a). 5/1/17 10/3/18 10/3/23 FMCSA-2017-0133 Yes
Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Skill Performance Evaluation (SPE) Certificate 391.49 CMV drivers licensed in Virginia subject to Federal SPE requirements The exemption allows Virginia DMV to conduct an SPE Certificate program identical to FMCSA's SPE Certificate program.  The exemption allows interstate CMV drivers who are licensed in Virginia and are subject to the Federal SPE requirements, to continue to fulfill the Federal requirements with a State-issued SPE Certificate and to operate CMV's in interstate commerce anywhere in the United States. 7/30/18 7/8/18 7/8/23 FMCSA-2013-0147 No
Vision Systems North America, Inc. Visibility 393.80(a) All motor carriers Allows motor carriers to operate commercial motor vehicles with the company’s Smart-Vision high definition camera monitoring system (Smart-Vision) installed as an alternative to the two rear-vision mirrors required by the regulations. 9/26/19 1/15/20 1/15/25 FMCSA-2019-0159 Yes
Waste Management Lighting 393.25(e) All WMH’s drivers and CMV’s Exemption from the requirement that all exterior lamps be steady burning. 6/3/2021 1/20/22 1/20/27 FMCSA-2021-0059 No
**Waste Management Holdings HOS 395.1(e)(1)(ii)(A) WMH’s member drivers The exemption allows drivers to use the short-haul RODS exception, but with a 14-hour duty period instead of 12 hours. 7/17/18 10/22/18 10/22/23 FMCSA-2018-0181 Yes
Werner Enterprises CDL 383.25(a)(1) Werner Enterprises Drivers Exemption allows CLP holders who have passed the CDL skills test but have not yet obtained the CDL document from their State of domicile to drive a CMV without having a CDL holder in the passenger seat. 8/18/21 3/31/22 3/31/27 FMCSA-2021-0118 No
WestRock HOS 395.3(a)(2) WestRock drivers Exemption restricted to drivers exclusively assigned to a specific route. This route is entirely on one street (Compress Street), between the shipping and receiving departments – approximately 275 feet in one direction. Drivers are allowed to work up to 16 consecutive hours in a duty period and return to work with a minimum of at least 8 hours off duty when necessary. 2/21/19 4/17/19 4/16/24 FMCSA-2010-0027 No
Wilson Logistics CDL F383.25(a)(1) Wilson Logistics Drivers  Exemption allows CLP holders who have passed the CDL skills test but have not yet obtained the CDL document from their State of domicile to drive a CMV without having a CDL holder in the passenger seat. 11/6/19 2/23/21 2/23/26 FMCSA-2019-0174 Yes
ZF CV Systems North America LLC Visibility 393.60(e) ZF CV Systems CMV’s Exemption allows its advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) camera to be mounted lower in the windshield on a CMV than is currently permitted. 8/12/2021 11/8/21 11/9/26 FMCSA-2021-0124 No

*Drivers must have a copy of the corresponding federal register notice or equivalent signed FMCSA exemption in their possession while operating under the terms of said exemption. The exemption document must be presented to law enforcement officials upon request.

** The Hours of Service Final Rule published on June 1, 2020, effective date September 29, 2020, supersedes this exemption.

 Contact Info:

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Larry Minor
Associate Administrator of Policy larry.minor@dot.gov

Last updated: Thursday, September 15, 2022