FMCSA Amends HOS Sleeper Berth Provision

| April 07, 2005

When the final rule was published in April, it erroneously said the provision was permitted as long as it had not been used in the “previous seven consecutive days.” The FMCSA is correcting that reference to read “the previous six consecutive days,” making the exemption available once a week, as originally intended.

More information is available on the amended final rule at

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