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When must a driver take a 30-minute break?

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

Question 16

Q: When must a driver take a 30-minute break?

A: After 8-cumulative hours of driving without at least a 30-minute break.

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