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If it only takes an hour for a driver to get through the adverse driving conditions, do they still get to use the full 2 hours of the exception?

Frequently Asked Questions Relating to 2020 Changes to Hours of Service Regulations

Question 13

Q: If it only takes an hour for a driver to get through the adverse driving conditions, do they still get to use the full 2 hours of the exception?

A: No. Drivers are allowed up to an additional two hours. If it only took an hour for the driver to get through the adverse driving condition, then that is all the additional time the driver is allowed.

Regulatory Topic: Hours of Service
Published Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Issued Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020