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FMCSA rules prohibit driving a passenger-carrying CMV (e.g., commercial and intercity buses, passenger vans, and school buses) for more than 10 hours, or to drive after having been on-duty for 15 hours.
The final rule required truck drivers who use the “34-hour restart” provision to maximize their weekly work hours to limit the restart to once a week and to include in the restart period at least two nights off duty from 1:00 to 5:00 a.m., when one’s 24-hour body clock supposedly needs and benefits from sleep the most. 
The United States Federal Bridge Law deals with the relation between the gross weight of the truck, the number of axles, the weight on and the spacing between the axles that the truck can have on the Interstate highway system.  Each State determines the maximum permissible vehicle, combination, and axle weight on state and local roads.
There are still ongoing court fights over the latest round of HOS regulations, with some of the most contentious being a limit on the number of 34 hour restarts, and a limit on when 34 hour restarts can be taken, and a requirement to take a 30 minute break within 8 hours of coming on duty. 3.
The NASCAR Camping World truck Series adopted a green-white-checkered flag rule initially during nationally televised 200-lap exhibition races at Tucson Raceway Park in Arizona. When the green flag is waved on the restart, there are two laps remaining in the race.
Among the changes are more restrictive requirements covering driver use of the 34-hour restart rule and a new mandatory 30-minute rest period after 8 hours on duty. The trucking...
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