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Hours of Service (HOS) of Drivers: Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) Application for Exemption From ELD and Certain HOS Requirements

Notice of application for exemption; request for comments.

FMCSA announces that the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) has applied for an exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) requirements for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers traveling with domestic animals, in interstate commerce. SBTC also requests an exemption from the hours- of-service requirements, allowing these drivers to drive up to 13 hours during a driving shift and up to 16 hours from the beginning of the work shift, following 10 consecutive hours off duty. FMCSA requests public comment on SBTC's application for exemption.

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