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FMCSA publishes HOS proposed rulemaking

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on changes to hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.

“This proposed rule seeks to enhance safety by giving America’s commercial drivers more flexibility while maintaining the safety limits on driving time,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

You can read the full release on the FMCSA website here.

The Federal Register Notice, including how to submit comments, is available here. Comments should be submitted no later than the end of September, but the FMCSA does not list a specific date in the document.