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395.3

May a driver use on-duty not driving time during a roadside inspection to satisfy the 30-minute break?

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

Question 19

Q: May a driver use on-duty not driving time during a roadside inspection to satisfy the 30-minute break?

A: Yes. If the driver is stopped for at least 30-consecutive minutes for the roadside inspection, this time would be logged as on-duty, not driving, and it would satisfy the 30-minute break requirement.

How may a driver using the sleeper berth provision obtain the off-duty time required by 395.3(a)(1)?

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

Question 1

Q: How may a driver using the sleeper berth provision obtain the off-duty time required by 395.3(a)(1)?

A: A driver may obtain the required off-duty time by accumulating A) at least 10-consecutive hours off-duty; B) at least 10-consecutive hours of sleeper berth time; C) a combination of consecutive sleeper berth and off-duty time amounting to at least...