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May the adverse driving conditions exception be used in concert with the revised short-haul provisions?

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

Question 21

Q: May the adverse driving conditions exception be used in concert with the revised short-haul provisions?

A: Yes. However, if the adverse driving condition caused the driver to not return to the normal work reporting location within 14 hours, a record of duty status would need to be completed for that day.

 

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