U.S. Waives Trucker Limits to Haul Fuel Amid Pipeline Shutdown
The action was designed “to avoid disruption to supply” in states from Alabama to New York, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in an emailed press release.
The FMCSA, an arm of the Transportation Department, said it’s closely monitoring driver work hours to ensure safety. Drivers are normally restricted to a maximum of 11 hours of driving during a 14-hour work day.
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