05 Dec

SHORT HAUL

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100 mile exception

A CDL driver who operates within 100 miles radius of reporting work location are exempted from paper log book and e-log

Conditions

  • 11 hours of driving
  • 12 hours of on-duty
  • Must return to work location everyday
  • At least 10 consecutive hours off-duty
  • No record of duty status

 

150-mile exception (Non – CDL short haul exception)

A Non-CDL driver who operates within 150 miles radius of reporting work location. Under this exception 14 hour driving window is extended to 16 hours for 2 days in 7 consecutive days. Also, the drivers who qualifies for non-CDL short haul exemption are exempt from the 30 min break rule.

Conditions

  • Must return to work location everyday
  • 11 hours of driving
  • At least 10 consecutive hours off-duty
  • No drive after 14thhour of on duty on five days of any period of seven consecutive days
  • No drive after the 16thhour of coming on duty on two days of any period of seven consecutive days

 

Documentation to be maintained by motor carriers for 6 months

  • The time the driver reports for duty each day
  • The total number of hours the driver is on duty each day
  • The time the driver is released from duty each day
  • The total time for the preceding 7 day for drivers used for the first time or intermittently.

 

 

Disclaimer- The rules and regulations are subject to change any time. Readers must verify with the authority, FMCSA / MTO and must not rely on the contents of this blog.

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