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What if a driver is stopped for a roadside inspection after having taken only one rest period that qualifies for the split sleeper berth provision?

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

Question 3

Q: What if a driver is stopped for a roadside inspection after having taken only one rest period that qualifies for the split sleeper berth provision?

A: If there is a rest period under the split sleeper berth provision that could be taken at some point in the future that would allow the driver to be in compliance, then the roadside inspector should not cite a violation of the related HOS rules.

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