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The driver has logged one or more 13-hour driving periods while in Canada during the previous 7 days, but has complied with all the FMCSRs while operating in the U.S. Has the driver violated the 11-hour driving requirement in the U.S.?

Hours of Service Maximum Driving Time

§395.3 Maximum driving time for property-carrying vehicles.  

Guidance Q&A

Question 4: A Canadian driver is subjected to a log-book inspection in the U.S. The driver has logged one or more 13-hour driving periods while in Canada during the previous 7 days, but has complied with all the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) while operating in the U.S. Has the driver violated the 11-hour driving requirement in the U.S.?

Guidance: No. Canadian drivers are required to comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) only when operating in the U.S.

Regulatory Topic: Hours of Service Maximum Driving Time
Effective Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997
Issued Date: Friday, April 4, 1997