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FMCSA updates permit exemption

September 14 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has advised that drivers operating on an oversize/overweight permit are exempted from the 30-minute break hours of service provision, even if a portion of the hours leading up to the br

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says that the exemption applies at the point in time when the rest break becomes mandatory and the load is oversize/overweight under permit.

FMCSA further stated that the exemption would not apply to most deadhead (return) trips because the vehicle would generally not be operating under an oversize/overweight load at the time the break becomes mandatory. Additional information can be found here.

The SC&RA says that its members have already begun benefitting from the exemption. See an example from an association member here.

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